- an ornament, as a cameo, carved in low relief
- a photograph made up of two slightly different views, in complementary colors, of the same subject: when looked at through a pair of corresponding color filters, the picture seems three-dimensional
Origin of anaglyphClassical Greek anaglyph? from ana-, up + glyphein, to carve out: see cleave
- An ornament carved in low relief.
- A moving or still picture consisting of two slightly different perspectives of the same subject in contrasting colors that are superimposed on each other, producing a three-dimensional effect when viewed through two correspondingly colored filters.
Origin of anaglyphFrom Late Latin anaglyphus carved in low relief from Greek anagluphos ana- ana- gluphein to carve ; see gleubh- in Indo-European roots.
- an′a·glyph′ic an′a·glyp′tic
From Ancient Greek ἀναγλυφή (anaglyphē, “work in low relief ”); from ana- up + glyphein carve out