[ duh-gair; French da-ger ]
/ dəˈgɛər; French daˈgɛr /
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Louis Jacques Man·dé [lwee zhahk mahn-dey], /lwi ʒɑk mɑ̃ˈdeɪ/, 1789–1851, French painter and inventor of the daguerreotype.
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Words nearby Daguerre
Dagobert I, Dagon, Dago red, D.Agr., Dagu, Daguerre, daguerreotype, Dagwood sandwich, dah, dahabeah, Dahl
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How to use Daguerre in a sentence
Or is chroma/non-chroma only a salient binary after Daguerre?Did Rothko Go Colorful Because Printing Did?|Blake Gopnik|January 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Daily Pic: Frederick Catherwood's eagle eye did without Daguerre's invention.Photos Before Photography|Blake Gopnik|September 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This aphorism calls to my mind an anecdote in the life of Daguerre, related in the first edition of this book.Mysterious Psychic Forces|Camille Flammarion
She would have been a better subject for a motion-picture camera than the 67 invention of Daguerre.The Comings of Cousin Ann|Emma Speed Sampson
The earliest sun-pictures, as produced by Daguerre, and named after him, were formed on silver plates treated with iodine.
In 1839, when Daguerre announced his discovery, he exposed his picture one hour and twelve minutes.
Monsieur Daguerre and all those who have made improvements on his discovery certainly deserve great honor.
British Dictionary definitions for Daguerre
/ (French daɡɛr) /
Louis Jacques Mandé (lwi ʒɑk mɑ̃de). 1789–1851, French inventor, who devised one of the first practical photographic processes (1838)
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