Definitions for dioramaˌdaɪ əˈræm ə, -ˈrɑ mə

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word diorama

Princeton's WordNet

  1. panorama, cyclorama, diorama(noun)

    a picture (or series of pictures) representing a continuous scene

Wiktionary

  1. diorama(Noun)

    A three-dimensional display of a scenery, often having a painted background in front of which models are arranged, e.g. in a museum where stuffed animals are presented against a painted landscape.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Diorama(noun)

    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 produced

  2. Diorama(noun)

    a building used for such an exhibition

  3. Origin: [Gr. to see through; = dia` through + to see; cf. that which is seen, a sight: cf. F. diorama. Cf. Panorama.]

Freebase

  1. Diorama

    The word diorama [ˌdaɪəˈrɑːmə] can either refer to a nineteenth-century mobile theatre device, or, in modern usage, a three-dimensional full-size or miniature model, sometimes enclosed in a glass showcase for a museum. Dioramas are often built by hobbyists as part of related hobbies such as military vehicle modeling, miniature figure modeling, or aircraft modeling.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Diorama

    dī-ō-rä′ma, n. an exhibition of pictures, illuminated, and viewed through an opening in the wall of a darkened chamber.—adj. Dioram′ic. [Gr. dia, through, horama, a sight.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of diorama in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of diorama in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Images & Illustrations of diorama


Translations for diorama

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for diorama »

Translation

Find a translation for the diorama definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these diorama definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"diorama." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 24 May 2016. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/diorama>.

Are we missing a good definition for diorama? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for diorama:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.