n. lantern used to project the image of opaque or translucent objects onto a screen (Optics)

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  • épidiascope — [ epidjaskɔp ] n. m. • v. 1930; du gr. epi « sur », dia « à travers » et scope ♦ Techn. Appareil de projection permettant de reproduire l image d un document opaque par réflexion. L épidiascope est remplacé par le rétroprojecteur. ● épidiascope… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • epidiascope — [ep΄ə dī′ə skōp΄] n. [ EPI + DIA + SCOPE] an optical device for projecting on a screen a magnified image of an opaque or transparent object …   English World dictionary

  • epidiascope — epidiaskopas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. epidiascope vok. Epidiaskop, n rus. эпидиаскоп, m pranc. épidiascope, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • epidiascope — noun /ɛpɪˈdʌɪəskəʊp/ A machine that projects images onto a screen. But it was only the huge epidiascope which threw upon the farther wall the blazing and magnified images of the photographs which Nimrod himself was feeding into it one by one from …   Wiktionary

  • epidiascope — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1903 1. a projector for images of both opaque objects and transparencies 2. episcope …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • epidiascope — /ep i duy euh skohp /, n. Optics. a type of magic lantern that projects the image of an opaque object onto a screen. Also called episcope. [1900 05; EPI + DIA + SCOPE] * * * …   Universalium

  • epidiascope — A projector by which images are reflected by a mirror through a lens, or lenses, onto a screen, using reflected light for opaque objects and transmitted light for translucent or transparent ones. SYN: overhead projector. [epi + G. dia, through, + …   Medical dictionary

  • epidiascope — Смотри Эпидиаскоп …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • epidiascope — instrument for projecting images of objects Scientific Instruments …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • epidiascope — [ˌɛpɪ dʌɪəskəʊp] noun an optical projector capable of giving images of both opaque and transparent objects …   English new terms dictionary

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