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epidiascope

Pronunciation: ep'i-di'a-skop

Definition: A projector by which images are reflected by a mirror through a lens, or lenses, onto a screen, using reflected light for opaque objects and transmitted light for translucent or transparent ones.

Synonym(s): overhead projector

[epi- + G. dia, through, + skopeo, to view]

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