hologram hologram  /ˈhɑ lə ˌɡræm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the intermediate photograph (or photographic record) that contains information for reproducing a three-dimensional image by holography

Usage(s):

  1. At times, the bearded man in the stovepipe hat seems much like a hologram, a medium for our fears and fantasies.
  2. To pluck a hologram and release its light waves, a laser beam is passed through it.
  3. My wife's a hologram, my boss is buggy and my virtual analyst doesn't understand me.

News

  1. Chris Brown Debuts “Don’t Think They Know” Video, Featuring Aaliyah Hologram

    Aaliyah is the latest artist to make a hologram appearance in a video posthumously. In Chris Brown ‘s new video for his single “Don’t Think They Know,” Brown projects an image of the late singer as he sings the track from his next album, ‘X’ — due out July 16th. More »
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Gossip on This!

  2. Chris Brown's 'Don't Think They Know' Video Features Aaliyah Hologram (Video)

    The music video includes two holograms of the late R&B singer. read more        
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Hollywood Reporter

  3. Russian tycoon seeks human immortality, artificial brains by 2045

    Dmitry Itskov envisions not-too-distant world where "people" with artificial computer-driven brains and hologram bodies would exist
    on June 18, 2013     Source: CBS News

Quotes

  1. "You're a terrific hologram," Blitzer told the image.
    on Nov 4, 2008 By: Wolf Blitzer Source: NEWS.com.au

  2. "She wants to. In fact, she said she'll do it with a hologram. She has all these ideas," said Rahman.
    on Feb 17, 2009 By: AR Rahman Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "If we want to go into virtual-reality mode, nanobots will shut down brain signals and take us wherever we want to go," said Kurzweil. "Virtual sex will become commonplace. And in our daily lives, hologram-like figures will pop in our brain...
    on Sep 23, 2009 By: Ray Kurzweil Source: CNET News

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