Tachistoscope definition

tă-kĭstə-skōp, tə-
An apparatus that projects a series of images onto a screen at rapid speed to test visual perception, memory, and learning.
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An apparatus that exposes words, pictures, etc. for a measured fraction of a second, used to increase reading speed or to test memory, perception, etc.
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An apparatus that projects a series of images onto a screen at rapid speed to test visual perception, memory, and learning.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
tachistoscope
Plural:
tachistoscopes

Origin of tachistoscope

  • Greek takhistos superlative of takhus swift –scope

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition