from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Solid; solid body: stereotropism.
- Three-dimensional: stereoscope.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- Forming words relating to the solid, the three-dimensional.
- Specifically, forming words relating to the binocular contribution to three-dimensional vision.
- Forming words relating to the solid, the hard.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A combining form meaning solid, hard, firm, as in stereo-chemistry, stereography.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An element of Greek origin, meaning ‘solid.’
- Same as stereotype: as, a stereo plate; stereo apparatus.
- n. An abbreviation of stereotype
- n. of stereotyping.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. two photographs taken from slightly different angles that appear three-dimensional when viewed together
- adj. designating sound transmission from two sources through two channels
- n. reproducer in which two microphones feed two or more loudspeakers to give a three-dimensional effect to the sound
Greek, from stereos, solid; see ster-1 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek στερεός (stereos, "solid"). (Wiktionary)