from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The pattern produced on a photosensitive medium that has been exposed by holography and then photographically developed.
- n. The photosensitive medium so exposed and so developed. Also called holograph.
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- n. A three-dimensional image of an object created by holography.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A photographic image giving the observer a seemingly three-dimensional view of the represented object. The three-dimensional effect is produced by exposing a photographic recording medium to an interference pattern generated by a coherent beam of light (as from a laser) reflected from the subject, interacting with a beam directly from the source. The full three-dimensional effect requires illumination of the image with coherent light, but less perfect three-dimensional visual effects may also be observed when the hologram is illuminated with white light.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the intermediate photograph (or photographic record) that contains information for reproducing a three-dimensional image by holography
Centuries before the term "hologram" was coined, Taoists knew the holographic nature of existence, and that nothing is unimportant or isolated.
Motion capture systems coupled with 3D holographic projection is one of the latest evolutions in hologram technology.
Star Trek Holodeck: If you eat food in the holodeck hologram is reproduced?
The authentic hologram is three-dimensional when rotated; the fakes are flat and colorless.
I also have a friend who has twice gone down and walked into the Aduana, turned in the hologram from a car and received the papers stating the car has left Mexico and then walked back to where he parked and driven north, he never left Mexico.
'' These counterfeiters are pretty sophisticated, but the hologram is pretty hard to duplicate so they don't usually have it, '' Sotis said.
When the hologram is irradiated only with the reference wave, this wave is deflected in the hologram structure, and the original object's field is reconstructed.
He finds in the fractal, and its "hologram" - like self-similarity-across scales, a kind of "secret order" to the apparent complexity of the worlda confirmation of an overall design which we discover stamped on the most infinitesimal components of that design.
A black-shawled, hand-signing mongoloid waif in Ballard, found by Gould and herded by silver paint, she’s transformed by Nordlund into a complex mystery, an exotic beauty in slink who wanders the dark halls like a hologram from the future.
Wolf still has to look at the hologram, which isn't much different than looking at a monitor and it's not like you can physically interact with the hologram.