vectograph


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vectograph

[′vek·tə‚graf]
(graphic arts)
A picture or drawing having self-contained light polarization; at each point of such a picture, one can control the direction and magnitude of polarization, and the image can be expressed as a nonuniform vector field.
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At the Polaroid War School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, soldiers learned to make vectographs, 3-D aerial stills that helped pilots hit their targets by depicting the landscape in relief, lending a character to 3-D's claims of increased realism very different from that found in narrative cinema.