anaglyph

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀναγλυφή (anaglyphē, work in low relief ); from ana- up + glyphein carve out

Noun[edit]

anaglyph (plural anaglyphs)

  1. A decorative ornament worked in low relief or bas relief, such as a piece of cameo jewelry.
  2. A matched pair of images designed to produce a three-dimensional effect when viewed using spectacles that have usually one red and one bluish-green lens, corresponding to the colors of the pairs of images.

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