Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A device for viewing pictures or photographs through a lens.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An optical instrument for magnifying engravings, photographs, etc., usually having one large lens and two smaller ones.
  • noun An optical device for showing (or photographing) an image when projected upon the atmosphere as a screen.

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  • noun An optical instrument for magnifying engravings, photographs, etc., usually having one large lens and two smaller ones.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek

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