anaglyph

[an-uh-glif]
noun
1.
an ornament sculptured or embossed in low relief, as a cameo.
2.
Optics. a composite picture printed in two colors that produces a three-dimensional image when viewed through spectacles having lenses of corresponding colors.

Origin:
1645–55; < Greek anáglyphos wrought in low relief. See ana-, glyph

anaglyphic, anaglyphical, anaglyptic [an-uh-glip-tik] , anaglyptical, adjective
anaglyphy [uh-nag-luh-fee, an-uh-glif-ee] , noun
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anaglyph (ˈænəˌɡlɪf)
 
n
1.  photog a stereoscopic picture consisting of two images of the same object, taken from slightly different angles, in two complementary colours, usually red and cyan (green-blue). When viewed through spectacles having one red and one cyan lens, the images merge to produce a stereoscopic sensation
2.  anything cut to stand in low relief, such as a cameo
 
[C17: from Greek anagluphē carved in low relief, from ana- + gluphē carving, from gluphein to carve]
 
ana'glyphic
 
adj
 
ana'glyphical
 
adj
 
anaglyptic
 
adj
 
ana'glyptical
 
adj
 
anaglyphy
 
n

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The anaglyph image was calculated from the nadir channel and one stereo channel.
Though it may have been impressive at the time, early anaglyph imaging suffered from many issues.
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