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.
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 anaglyph
- From Late Latin anaglyphus carved in low relief from Greek anagluphos ana- ana- gluphein to carve gleubh- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Ancient Greek ἀναγλυφή (anaglyphē, “work in low relief ”); from ana- up + glyphein carve out