holography [ h uh- log-r uh-fee ] SHOW IPA / həˈlɒg rə fi / PHONETIC RESPELLING EXAMPLES | WORD ORIGIN noun the process or technique of making holograms. Origin of holography
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Word Origin and History for holography n.
early 19c., of writing, from
holograph + -y (1); physics sense, "process of using holograms," is from 1964, coined by discoverer, Hungarian-born physicist Gábor Dénes (1900–1979), from hologram on analogy of telegraphy/ telegram.
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Medicine definitions for holography n. A method of producing a three-dimensional image of an object by recording on a photographic plate or film the pattern of interference formed by a split laser beam and then illuminating the pattern either with a laser or with ordinary light.
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Science definitions for holography A method of creating a three-dimensional image of an object on film by encoding not just the intensity but also the phase information of the light striking the film. See Note at hologram.
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Culture definitions for holography
A technique using
lasers and photographic plates to produce three-dimensional images.
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