from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A method of producing a three-dimensional image of an object by recording on a photographic plate or film the pattern of interference formed by a split laser beam and then illuminating the pattern either with a laser or with ordinary light.

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

  • transitive verb The process of producing holograms, usually requiring a source of coherent light, as from a laser.

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  • noun physics a technique for recording, and then reconstructing, the amplitude and phase distributions of a coherent wave disturbance; used to produce three-dimensional images or holograms

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  • noun the branch of optics that deals with the use of coherent light from a laser in order to make a hologram that can then be used to create a three-dimensional image


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holo- (“whole”) + -graphy



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