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- A three-dimensional display of a scenery, often having a painted background in front of which models are arranged. Eg in a museum where stuffed animals are presented against a painted landscape.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Di`o*ra"ma (?), n. [Gr. &?; to see
through; &?; = dia` through + &?; to see; cf. &?; that
which is seen, a sight: cf. F. diorama. Cf. Panorama.]
1. A mode of scenic representation, invented by
Daguerre and Bouton, in which a painting is seen from a distance
through a large opening. By a combination of transparent and opaque
painting, and of transmitted and reflected light, and by contrivances
such as screens and shutters, much diversity of scenic effect is
2. A building used for such an
- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
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