Did you mayhaps mean kaleidoscope?
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An instrument invented by Sir Charles Wheatstone for exhibiting the vibrations of an elastic plate or rod, in order to illustrate the phenomena of sound-waves. A polished knob, reflecting a point of light, is attached to the vibrating plate or rod, and in its vibrations produces (by virtue of the persistence of visual impressions) a variety of visible curves. Also written caleidophone.
- n. obsolete, physics A device, consisting of a reflective ball attached to a vibrating rod or plate, that produces optical figures that correspond to the mode of vibration of the rod or plate
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