phot

[ fot, foht ]
/ fɒt, foʊt /

noun Optics.

a unit of illumination, equal to 1 lumen per square centimeter. Abbreviation: ph

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Origin of phot

1915–20; <Greek phōt-, stem of phôs (contraction of pháos) light

Definition for phot (2 of 3)

phot-

variant of photo- before a vowel: photalgia.

Definition for phot (3 of 3)

phot.

photograph.
photographer.
photographic.
photography.
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British Dictionary definitions for phot

phot
/ (fɒt, fəʊt) /

noun

a unit of illumination equal to one lumen per square centimetre. 1 phot is equal to 10 000 lux

Word Origin for phot

C20: from Greek phōs light
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