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daguerreotype

[ duh-gair-uh-tahyp, -ee-uh-tahyp ]
/ d蓹藞g蓻蓹r 蓹藢ta瑟p, -i 蓹藢ta瑟p /
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noun
an obsolete photographic process, invented in 1839, in which a picture made on a silver surface sensitized with iodine was developed by exposure to mercury vapor.
a picture made by this process.
verb (used with object), da路guerre路o路typed, da路guerre路o路typ路ing.
to photograph by this process.
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Origin of daguerreotype

1830鈥40; named after L. J. M. Daguerre; see -o-, -type

OTHER WORDS FROM daguerreotype

da路guerre路o路typ路er, da路guerre路o路typ路ist, nounda路guerre路o路typ路ic [duh-gair-uh-tip-ik, -ee-uh-tip-], /d蓹藢g蓻蓹r 蓹藞t瑟p 瑟k, -i 蓹藞t瑟p-/, adjectiveda路guerre路o路typ路y, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for daguerreotype

daguerreotype
/ (d蓹藞伞蓻r蓹蕣藢ta瑟p) /

noun
one of the earliest photographic processes, in which the image was produced on iodine-sensitized silver and developed in mercury vapour
a photograph formed by this process

Derived forms of daguerreotype

daguerreotyper or daguerreotypist, noundaguerreotypy, noun
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