Other definitions for photo- (2 of 2)
a combining form meaning “light” (photobiology); also used to represent “photographic” or “photograph” in the formation of compound words: photocopy.
- Also especially before a vowel, phot-.
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How to use photo in a sentence
I’ve learned to be skeptical about Internet photos, but this 1,260-foot, three-bedroom, three-bath dwelling proved to be all that the photos and reviews promised.
The underlying code for “stripping” the clothes off photos of women continues to exist in open-source repositories.Deepfake porn is ruining women’s lives. Now the law may finally ban it | Karen Hao | February 12, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
The internet is filled with resources to help you better understand how bodies move, and you can always get a reference from photos—but nothing compares to drawing using a model or physical reference sitting right in front of you.Must-have art supplies to let your inner creative shine | Sandra Gutierrez G. | February 11, 2021 | Popular-Science
As our photographer took their photo, the two pretended to slow dance.Date Lab: One of our setups is still going strong two years later. We caught up with Willie and Renee for an update. | Marin Cogan | February 11, 2021 | Washington Post
That could suggest that, for as polished as photos on Instagram often are, the videos that people want to watch on the platform are the unedited variety.Future of TV Briefing: Streaming services count on content to keep subscribers acquired in 2020 | Tim Peterson | February 10, 2021 | Digiday
In that photo, Merabet has a big smile that spreads across his whole face and lights up his eyes.
Most people, however, understood the significance of the photo immediately-- especially those who share my skin.
The Oscar-winning actress put nude photo thieves in their place with one perfect statement.Jennifer Lawrence’s Righteous Fury Says Everything We Wanted to Say | Kevin O’Keeffe | December 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A sepia photo shows him as a young boy, head in his hands, with a large book open at a bar table.
Overnight on a New York City street, two artists might be creating their latest photo set, made entirely from discarded items.#Setinthestreet: Your Street Corner Is Their Art Project | James Joiner | December 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I will go over and get the fullest particulars, find his grave, have it carefully marked, and send you a photo.Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie | George Brenton Laurie
His ‘photo’ one plain fact discloses He brought in fashion Roman noses.A Humorous History of England | C. Harrison
On the left, Zonnebeke Pond, the ruined chteau, and the remains of a gasometer come into sight (photo below).
A surrounding fence (Hortus conclusus of the Litanies) is represented on the pedestal (photo opposite).
Follow the road to the top of the crest, where the "tank cemetery," containing fourteen broke-down tanks, lies (photo below).
British Dictionary definitions for photo (1 of 2)
short for photograph (def. 1)
British Dictionary definitions for photo- (2 of 2)
of, relating to, or produced by light: photosynthesis
indicating a photographic process: photolithography
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Scientific definitions for photo-
A prefix that means light, as in photoreceptor.
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