[ster-ee-uh-skop-ik, steer-]


noting or pertaining to three-dimensional vision or any of various processes and devices for giving the illusion of depth from two-dimensional images or reproductions, as of a photograph or motion picture.
of, relating to, or characterized by a stereoscope or stereoscopy.

Sometimes ster·e·o·scop·i·cal.

Origin of stereoscopic

First recorded in 1850–55; stereoscope + -ic
Related formsster·e·o·scop·i·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for stereoscopic



of, concerned with, or relating to seeing space three-dimensionally as a result of binocular disparitystereoscopic vision
of, relating to, or formed by a stereoscope
Derived Formsstereoscopically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for stereoscopic

1855, from stereoscope (1838), from stereo- + -scope.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

stereoscopic in Medicine




Of, relating to, or characterized by stereoscopy.
Of or relating to a stereoscope.
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