[ ster-ee-op-ti-kuh n, -kon, steer- ]
/ ˌstɛr iˈɒp tɪ kən, -ˌkɒn, ˌstɪər- /
a projector usually consisting of two complete lanterns arranged so that one picture appears to dissolve while the next is forming.
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OTHER WORDS FROM stereopticonster·e·op·ti·can, adjectivester·e·op·ti·cian [ster-ee-op-tish-uh n, steer-] /ˌstɛr i ɒpˈtɪʃ ən, ˌstɪər-/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for stereoptican
/ (ˌstɛrɪˈɒptɪkən, ˌstɪər-) /
a type of projector with two complete units arranged so that one picture dissolves as the next is forming
Word Origin for stereopticon
C19: from stereo- + Greek optikon, neuter form of optikos optic
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