electrophotography

[ ih-lek-troh-fuh-tog-ruh-fee ]
/ ɪˌlɛk troʊ fəˈtɒg rə fi /

noun

photography using electric rather than chemical processes to transfer an image onto paper, as in xerography.

Origin of electrophotography

First recorded in 1890–95; electro- + photography

Related forms

e·lec·tro·pho·to·graph·ic [ih-lek-truh-foh-tuh-graf-ik] /ɪˌlɛk trəˌfoʊ təˈgræf ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for electrophotography

electrophotography

/ (ɪˌlɛktrəʊfəˈtɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun

photography in which an image is transferred onto paper by means of electrical rather than chemical processes

Derived Forms

electrophotographic, adjective
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