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pho·to

 (fō′tō) Informal
n. pl. pho·tos
A photograph.
tr. & intr.v. pho·toed, pho·to·ing, pho·tos
To photograph or take photographs.

photo

(ˈfəʊtəʊ)
n, pl -tos
(Photography) short for photograph1

pho•to

(ˈfoʊ toʊ)

n., pl. -tos.
a photograph.
[1855–60; by shortening]

photo-

a combining form meaning “light” (photobiology); also used to represent photographic or photograph: photocopy.
[< Greek, comb. form of phôs (genitive phōtós)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.photo - a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slidephoto - a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
beefcake - a photograph of a muscular man in minimal attire
black and white, monochrome - a black-and-white photograph or slide
blueprint - photographic print of plans or technical drawings etc.
cheesecake - a photograph of an attractive woman in minimal attire
closeup - a photograph taken at close range
daguerreotype - a photograph made by an early photographic process; the image was produced on a silver plate sensitized to iodine and developed in mercury vapor
blowup, enlargement, magnification - a photographic print that has been enlarged
frame - a single one of a series of still transparent pictures forming a cinema, television or video film
glossy - a photograph that is printed on smooth shiny paper
headshot - a photograph of a person's head
hologram, holograph - the intermediate photograph (or photographic record) that contains information for reproducing a three-dimensional image by holography
longshot - a photograph taken from a distance
microdot - photograph reduced to the size of a dot (usually for purposes of security)
arial mosaic, photomosaic, mosaic - arrangement of aerial photographs forming a composite picture
mug shot, mugshot - a photograph of someone's face (especially one made for police records)
photocopy - a photographic copy of written or printed or graphic work
photographic print, print - a printed picture produced from a photographic negative
photomicrograph - a photograph taken with the help of a microscope
radiograph, shadowgraph, skiagram, skiagraph, radiogram - a photographic image produced on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light (especially by X-rays or gamma rays)
representation - a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
snapshot, snap, shot - an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera; "my snapshots haven't been developed yet"; "he tried to get unposed shots of his friends"
spectrogram, spectrograph - a photographic record of a spectrum
stereoscopic photograph, stereoscopic picture, stereo - two photographs taken from slightly different angles that appear three-dimensional when viewed together
still - a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes); "he wanted some stills for a magazine ad"
telephoto, telephotograph - a photograph made with a telephoto lens
telephotograph - a photograph transmitted and reproduced over a distance
time exposure - a photograph produced with a relatively long exposure time
vignette - a photograph whose edges shade off gradually
wedding picture - photographs of bride and groom and their friends taken at their wedding
scene, shot - a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film
Translations
fotkafotografie
fotofotografibillede
valokuva
fotografija
fotó
ljósmyndmynd
写真
사진
fotografijanuotrauka
fotogrāfija
fotografija
foto
ภาพถ่าย
ảnh

photo

[ˈfəʊtəʊ]
A. N (photos (pl)) → foto f
to take a photohacer or (esp LAm) sacar una foto
I took a photo of the bride and groomles hice una foto a los novios
B. CPD photo booth Ncabina f de fotos, fotomatón m (Sp)
photo opportunity, photo session N = photocall

photo

[ˈfəʊtəʊ] nphoto f
to take a photo → prendre une photo
to take a photo of sb/qch → prendre qn/qch en photo photo gallery, photo id

photo

nFoto nt, → Photo nt, → Aufnahme f ? also photograph

photo

:
photo booth
nPassfotoautomat® m
photo call
nFototermin m
photocell
nFotozelle f
photocompose
vt (esp US Typ) → lichtsetzen, fotosetzen
photocomposition
n (Typ) → Lichtsatz m, → Filmsatz m
photocopier
n(Foto)kopierer m, → (Foto)kopiergerät nt
photocopy
nFotokopie f
vi this won’t photodas lässt sich nicht fotokopieren
photoelectric
photoelectric cell
nFotozelle f
photoelectron
nFotoelektron nt
photoengraving
n (= process)Klischieren nt; (= plate)Klischee nt
photo finish
nFotofinish nt
Photofit®
n (also Photofit picture)Phantombild nt
photoflash
nBlitzlicht nt; photo lampBlitzgerät nt
photoflood (lamp)
nJupiterlampe f

photo

:
photojournalism
nFotojournalismus m
photojournalist
nFotojournalist(in) m(f), → Bildjournalist(in) m(f)
photomechanical

photo

:
photo opportunity
nFototermin m
photosensitive
photosensitize
photo session
nFotosession f
photoset
vt (Typ) → im Lichtsatz herstellen
photosetting
nLichtsatz m
Photostat®
n, vti = photocopy
photosynthesis
nFotosynthese f
phototelegraphy
nBildtelegrafie f
phototropic
adjfototrop(isch)
phototropism
nFototropismus m
phototypesetting
n (esp US Typ) → Lichtsatz m, → Fotosatz m

photo

[ˈfəʊtəʊ] nfoto f inv

photo

(ˈfəutou) plural ˈphotos noun
a photograph.

photo

صُورَةٌ فُوتُوغْرَافِيَة fotka foto Foto φωτογραφία foto valokuva photo fotografija foto 写真 사진 foto fotografi fotografia foto фотография foto ภาพถ่าย fotoğraf ảnh 照片
References in classic literature ?
Ptitsin told me all about it; and the photo was lying under the table, and I picked it up.
It's your two corpses that will get taken in that photo, if you ain't quick.
The photographer thought we ought to take a dozen copies each, seeing that the photo was about nine-tenths us, but we declined.
I've seen your photo in the papers many a time, and I've a good memory for faces.
The Curator brought out a huge book of photos and showed him that very place, perched on its crag, overlooking the gigantic valley of many-hued strata.
For those who have difficulty deciding which photos to feature, a photo-filled album left out for browsing is a nice option, Wilson said.
McCabe, director for Kodak's worldwide Commercial CD Imaging organization, said "The Portfolio authoring software provides commercial customers increased access to the benefits of the Photo CD formats.
PHOTO : "The Good Shepherd" by Tom Corbin bronze, life-size Deggingers' Foundry
PHOTO : CRT FOR SPC (STATISTICAL PROCESS CONTROL) PROGRAM WITH PRINTOUT
High quality, ease of use and stylish design continue to be the cornerstones of the Canon PIXMA Photo Printer line-up, and the newest entries deliver on that strong reputation.
The new frame, along with Pandigital's entire line of digital photo frames, will be shown at the Photo Marketing Association (PMA) Show in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center's South Hall, in Booth Q186, March 8-11.
If you are looking for a gift that says 'forever,' consider a photo gift.