Stereopticon

Part of speech: noun

A double magic lantern; used to bring one image after another on the screen.

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Usage examples "stereopticon":

  1. He motioned to the manipulators in the gallery to make ready for the stereopticon views. - "Flamsted quarries", Mary E. Waller.
  2. Jim said he would prefer the Stereopticon Show, because he loved to look at Pictures. - "More Fables", George Ade.
  3. The long line of dark figures on the open field, silhouetted against the star- lit sky, and the stillness that reigned, reminded one more of stereopticon views thrown upon canvas, than of the presence of eighteen hundred fighting men, stealing upon their prey. - "Bamboo Tales", Ira L. Reeves.