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[mahy-brij] /ˈmaɪ brɪdʒ/
[ed-werd] /ˈɛd wərd/ (Show IPA),
(Edward James Muggeridge) 1830–1904, U.S. photographer, born in England: pioneered in photographic studies of animals and humans in motion. Unabridged
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  • To Muybridge and Anschutz we are greatly indebted for the strides made in instantaneous photography.

    Photographic Amusements, Ninth Edition Walter E. Woodbury and Frank R. Fraprie
  • Mr. Muybridge delighted his audience with his wonderful photographs.

    Descriptive Zoopraxography Eadweard Muybridge
  • Muybridge's great difficulty had been to invent a shutter which would act rapidly enough.

    More Science From an Easy Chair Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester
  • I am lost with admiration of these photographs of Mr. Muybridge.

    Descriptive Zoopraxography Eadweard Muybridge
  • Muybridge and Marey were pioneers in this development with their photographs of the motions of animals valuable in sciences.

  • He was mistaken, as Muybridge's photograph giving side and back view of a galloping fox-terrier amply demonstrates.

    More Science From an Easy Chair Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester
  • The lecture on Tuesday night more than fulfilled the expectations which the audience had formed of Mr. Muybridge's researches.

    Descriptive Zoopraxography Eadweard Muybridge
  • It seems to me that the power in these Muybridge photographs grows upon you.

    Patroclus and Penelope Theodore Ayrault Dodge
  • But between 1870 and 1880 two men, Marey and Muybridge, began work with the camera on the movements of horses.

    The Romance of Modern Invention Archibald Williams
British Dictionary definitions for Muybridge


Eadweard (ˈɛdwəd), original name Edward James Muggeridge. 1830–1904, US photographer, born in England; noted for his high-speed photographic studies of animals and people in motion
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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