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

  • noun Two stereoscopic pictures or one picture with two superposed stereoscopic images, designed to give a three-dimensional effect when viewed through a stereoscope or special glasses.
  • transitive verb To make a stereographic picture of.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A machine for making the embossed or raised points used in New York point-printing for the blind upon sheet-metal plates, the plates being designed for use in an embossing-press for transferring the points (characters, letters, etc.) to paper. It is an adaptation of the kaleidograph and differs from it in employing a fly-wheel, operated by a foot-pedal or other power, to operate the embossing mechanism, the selection of the points and their position being controlled by the operator by means of the keyboard. See kleidograph and point-printing.
  • noun In craniometry, an instrument for drawing orthogonal projections of skulls.
  • noun Same as stereogram.

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

  • noun Any picture, or pair of pictures, prepared for exhibition in the stereoscope. Stereographs are now commonly made by means of photography.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A pair of stereoscopic images that give a three-dimensional effect when viewed through a stereoscope or similar device; a stereogram

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