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.

Nearby words

  1. electrophilic,
  2. electrophone,
  3. electrophorese,
  4. electrophoresis,
  5. electrophorus,
  6. electrophrenic respiration,
  7. electrophysiology,
  8. electroplaque,
  9. electroplate,
  10. electroplating

Origin of electrophotography

First recorded in 1890–95; electro- + photography

Related formse·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 Formselectrophotographic, adjective

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