[ster-ee-op-ti-kuh n, -kon, steer-]
- a projector usually consisting of two complete lanterns arranged so that one picture appears to dissolve while the next is forming.
Origin of stereopticon
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- a type of projector with two complete units arranged so that one picture dissolves as the next is forming
C19: from stereo- + Greek optikon, neuter form of optikos optic
Word Origin and History for stereoptican
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