[ foh-tuh-graf-ik ]
/ ˌfoʊ təˈgræf ɪk /
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of or relating to photography.
used in, or produced by means of, photography: photographic equipment; the photographic coverage of a newspaper.
suggestive of a photograph; extremely realistic and detailed: photographic accuracy.
remembering, reproducing, or functioning with the precision of a photograph: a photographic memory.
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Sometimes pho·to·graph·i·cal .
OTHER WORDS FROM photographicpho·to·graph·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·pho·to·graph·ic, adjectivenon·pho·to·graph·i·cal, adjectivenon·pho·to·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use photographic in a sentence
His astronomical investigations were principally of a photographical character.The Chautauquan, Vol. III, January 1883|The Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle
His delineations are photographical exactness without retouch, bearing always a strong reflection of his personality.On the Seaboard|August Strindberg
British Dictionary definitions for photographic
/ (ˌfəʊtəˈɡræfɪk) /
of or relating to photographya photographic society; photographic materials
like a photograph in accuracy or detail
(of a person's memory) able to retain facts, appearances, etc, in precise detail, often after only a very short view of or exposure to them
Derived forms of photographicphotographically, adverb
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