Meaning of “parallax” in the English Dictionary

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"parallax" in British English

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parallaxnoun [ U ]

/ˈpær.ə.læks/ /ˈper.ə.læks/

the effect by which the position of an object seems to change when it is looked at from different positions :

Parallex error is always a concern with point-and-shoot cameras.

(Definition of “parallax” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)