from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An ornament carved in low relief.
- n. A moving or still picture consisting of two slightly different perspectives of the same subject in contrasting colors that are superimposed on each other, producing a three-dimensional effect when viewed through two correspondingly colored filters.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A decorative ornament worked in low relief or bas relief, such as a piece of cameo jewelry.
- n. A matched pair of images designed to produce a three-dimensional effect when viewed using spectacles that have usually one red and one bluish-green lens, corresponding to the colors of the pairs of images.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any sculptured, chased, or embossed ornament worked in low relief, as a cameo.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any carving or art-work in relief, as distinguished from engraved incised work, or intaglio.
- n. In photography, a kind of picture, invented by Ducos du Hauron, with two images printed nearly in superposition, one in red and the other in greenish blue. On viewing this double image through a pair of eye-glasses, one blue and the other red, the image is seen stereoscopically.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. anything carved in low relief
- n. moving or still pictures in contrasting colors that appear three-dimensional when superimposed
From Late Latin anaglyphus, carved in low relief, from Greek anagluphos : ana-, ana- + gluphein, to carve; see gleubh- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek ἀναγλυφή (anaglyphē, "work in low relief "); from ana- up + glyphein carve out (Wiktionary)