Stereographic projection(Geom.), a method of representing the sphere in which the center of projection is taken in the surface of the sphere, and the plane upon which the projection is made is at right andles to the diameter passing through the center of projection.

(Ste`re*o*graph"ic*al*ly), adv. In a stereographical manner; by delineation on a plane.

(Ste`re*og"ra*phy) n. [Stereo- + graphy: cf. F. stéréographie.] The art of delineating the forms of solid bodies on a plane; a branch of solid geometry which shows the construction of all solids which are regularly defined.

By cutting pieces of cardboard, or other suitable material, in the forms represented in the cut, folding them along the lines indicated, and joining their edges, the five regular solids may be formed.

(Ste`re*om"e*ter) n. [Stereo- + meter.] (Physics)

1. An instrument for measuring the solid contents of a body, or the capacity of a vessel; a volumenometer.

2. An instrument for determining the specific gravity of liquid bodies, porous bodies, and powders, as well as solids.

(Ste`re*o*met"ric Ste`re*o*met"ric*al) a. [Cf. F. stéréométrique.] Of or pertaining to stereometry; performed or obtained by stereometry.Ste`re*o*met"ric*al*ly, adv.

(Ste`re*om"e*try) n. [Stereo- + -metry: cf. F. stéréométrie.] The art of measuring and computing the cubical contents of bodies and figures; — distinguished from planimetry.

(Ste`re*o*mon"o*scope) n. [Stereo- + mono- + -scope.] An instrument with two lenses, by which an image of a single picture projected upon a screen of ground glass is made to present an appearance of relief, and may be viewed by several persons at once.

(Ste"re*o*plasm) n. [Stereo- + Gr. anything formed or molded.] (Biol.) The solid or insoluble portion of the cell protoplasm. See Hygroplasm.

(Ste`re*op"ti*con) n. [NL. See Stereo-, and Optic.] An instrument, consisting essentially of a magic lantern in which photographic pictures are used, by which the image of a landscape, or any object, may be thrown upon a screen in such a manner as to seem to stand out in relief, so as to form

(Ste`re*o*chro"mic) a. Pertaining to the art of stereochromy; produced by stereochromy.Ste`re*o*chro"mic*al*ly adv.

(Ste`re*och"ro*my) n. [Stereo- + Gr. chrw^ma color.] A style of painting on plastered walls or stone, in which the colors are rendered permanent by sprinklings of water, in which is mixed a proportion of soluble glass

(Ste`re*o*e*lec"tric) a. [Stereo- + electric.] (Physics) Of or pertaining to the generation of electricity by means of solid bodies alone; as, a stereoelectric current is one obtained by means of solids, without any liquid.

(Ste"re*o*gram) n. [Stereo- + -gram.] A diagram or picture which represents objects in such a way as to give the impression of relief or solidity; also, a stereograph.

(Ste"re*o*graph) n. [Stereo- + -graph.] Any picture, or pair of pictures, prepared for exhibition in the stereoscope. Stereographs are now commonly made by means of photography.

(Ste`re*o*graph"ic Ste`re*o*graph"ic*al) a. [Cf. F. stéréographique.] Made or done according to the rules of stereography; delineated on a plane; as, a stereographic chart of the earth.

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