[ ly-myer ]
/ lüˈmyɛr /
Au·guste Ma·rie Louis Ni·co·las [oh-gyst ma-ree lwee nee-kaw-lah], /oʊˈgüst maˈri lwi ni kɔˈlɑ/, 1862–1954, and his brother, Louis Jean [lwee zhahn], /lwi ʒɑ̃/, 1864–1948, French chemists and manufacturers of photographic materials: inventors of a motion-picture camera (1895) and a process of color photography.
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Yes, above all in the plural, seeing that then it rhymes not with three letters, but with four; as orniere does with lumiere.The Man in the Iron Mask|Alexandre Dumas, Pere
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/ (French lymjɛr) /
Auguste Marie Louis Nicolas (oɡyst mari lwi nikɔlɑ). 1862–1954, and his brother, Louis Jean (lwi ʒɑ̃), 1864–1948, French chemists and cinema pioneers, who invented a cinematograph and a process of colour photography
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