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daguerreotype

da·guerre·o·type

 (də-gâr′ə-tīp′)
n.
1. An early photographic process with the image made on a light-sensitive silver-coated metallic plate.
2. A photograph made by this process.
tr.v. da·guerre·o·typed, da·guerre·o·typ·ing, da·guerre·o·types
To make a daguerreotype of.

[French, after Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre.]

da·guerre′o·typ′er n.
da·guerre′o·typ′y n.

daguerreotype

(dəˈɡɛrəʊˌtaɪp)
n
1. (Photography) one of the earliest photographic processes, in which the image was produced on iodine-sensitized silver and developed in mercury vapour
2. (Photography) a photograph formed by this process
daˈguerreoˌtyper, daˈguerreoˌtypist n
daˈguerreoˌtypy n

da•guerre•o•type

(dəˈgɛər əˌtaɪp, -i əˌtaɪp)

n., v. -typed, -typ•ing. n.
1. an obsolete photographic process, invented in 1839, in which a picture made on a silver surface sensitized with iodine is developed by exposure to mercury vapor.
2. a picture made by this process.
v.t.
3. to photograph by this process.
[< French (1839), after Latin. J. M. Daguerre; see -o-, -type]
da•guerre′o•typ`er, da•guerre′o•typ`ist, n.
da•guerre`o•typ′ic (-ˈtɪp ɪk) adj.
da•guerre′o•typ′y, n.

daguerreotype

an obsolete form of photography in which images were produced on chemically treated plates of metal or glass. — daguerreotypic, daguerreotypical, adj.daguerreotypist, n.
See also: Photography

daguerreotype

An early type of photographic process using a light-sensitive silver-coated metallic plate.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.daguerreotype - a photograph made by an early photographic processdaguerreotype - a photograph made by an early photographic process; the image was produced on a silver plate sensitized to iodine and developed in mercury vapor
photo, photograph, pic, exposure, picture - a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
Translations
Daguerreotypie

daguerreotype

nDaguerreotypie f
vtnach dem Daguerreotypieverfahren fotografieren

daguerreotype

[dəˈgɛrəʊˌtaɪp] ndagherrotipo