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pseudoscope

[ soo-duh-skohp ]
/ ˈsu dəˌskoʊp /
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noun

an optical instrument for producing an image in which the depth or relief of an object is reversed.

Nearby words

pseudosarcoma, pseudoscalar, pseudoscarlatina, pseudoscience, pseudosclerosis, pseudoscope, pseudoscopy, pseudoscorpion, pseudosentence, pseudosmia, pseudosolution
Compare stereoscope.

Origin of pseudoscope

First recorded in 1850–55; pseudo- + -scope
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for pseudoscope

  • The pseudoscope which produces effects opposite to those of the stereoscope is an interesting device.

    Visual Illusions|Matthew Luckiesh
  • Of course in this practical age the inquiry is put—Of what use is the stereoscope or pseudoscope?