an optical toy; a card on which confused or imperfect figures are drawn, but which form to the eye regular figures when the card is rapidly revolved. See Thaumatrope
Origin: [Gr. in + upright, correct + to turn.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
en-or′thō-trōp, n. a toy consisting of a card on which confused objects are transformed into various pictures, by causing it to revolve rapidly. [Gr. en, in, orthos, upright, tropos, turning.]
The numerical value of enorthotrope in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of enorthotrope in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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