Definitions

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

  • noun The viewing of objects as three-dimensional.
  • noun The technique of making or using stereoscopes and stereoscopic slides.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The use or construction of stereoscopes.

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

  • noun The art or science of using the stereoscope, or of constructing the instrument or the views used with it.

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

  • noun the manufacture and viewing of stereoscopic images; 3D imaging
  • noun simultaneous vision using both eyes that produces a visual perception of objects located in space

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun three-dimensional vision produced by the fusion of two slightly different views of a scene on each retina

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Examples

  • It's more than 170 years since Sir Charles Wheatstone's first experiments in stereoscopy, which is now the most commonly used technique to create 3D images.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • It's more than 170 years since Sir Charles Wheatstone's first experiments in stereoscopy, which is now the most commonly used technique to create 3D images.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The most basic way to do this is stereoscopy, which is essentially showing a slightly different image to each eye, which the brain mashes together into a 3D image.

    Gizmodo

  • Queen, is releasing a book that contains some of the earliest stereoscopy, which is the original term for 3-D.

    Fast Company

  • Queen, is releasing a book that contains some of the earliest stereoscopy, which is the original term for 3-D.

    Fast Company

  • The most basic way to do this is stereoscopy, which is essentially showing a slightly different image to each eye, which the brain mashes together into a 3D image.

    Gizmodo

  • The most basic way to do this is stereoscopy, which is essentially showing a slightly different image to each eye which the brain mashes together into a 3D image.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Gadgets

  • This last area is particularly worrying because in the entire history of 3D cinema (which is almost old as the history of cinema itself) there are only a handful of moments which justify the headache-inducing horrors of "stereoscopy".

    Film | guardian.co.uk

  • This last area is particularly worrying because in the entire history of 3D cinema (which is almost old as the history of cinema itself) there are only a handful of moments which justify the headache-inducing horrors of "stereoscopy".

    Film | guardian.co.uk

  • Eventually head tracking and multiple position auto-stereoscopy will become the norm, and I would wager that before that happens, 2-D will always be available.

    Martin Scorsese Says Even Films Like Precious Should Be in 3D | /Film

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