Definitions for daguerreotypy

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

da•guerre•o•typedəˈgɛər əˌtaɪp, -i əˌtaɪp(n.; v.)-typed, -typ•ing.

  1. (n.)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.

    Category: Photography

  2. a picture made by this process.

    Category: Photography

  3. (v.t.)to photograph by this process.

    Category: Photography

Origin of daguerreotype:

< F (1839), after L. J. M. Daguerre ; see -o -, -type

da•guerre′o•typ′y(n.)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Daguerreotypy(noun)

    the art or process of producing pictures by method of Daguerre

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