[ster-ee-op-ti-kuhn, -kon, steer-]
noun Optics.
a projector usually consisting of two complete lanterns arranged so that one picture appears to dissolve while the next is forming.

1860–65, Americanism; stere(o)- + Greek optikón (neuter) optic

stereoptican, adjective
stereoptician [ster-ee-op-tish-uhn, steer-] , noun Unabridged
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stereopticon (ˌstɛrɪˈɒptɪkən, ˌstɪər-)
a type of projector with two complete units arranged so that one picture dissolves as the next is forming
[C19: from stereo- + Greek optikon, neuter form of optikosoptic]

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