Share this entry

Share this page

Daguerre, Louis

Syllabification: Da·guerre, Louis
Pronunciation: /dəˈɡe(ə)r, däˈɡer
 
/

Definition of Daguerre, Louis in English:

( 1789–1851), French physicist; full name Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre. He invented the first practical photographic process, which became known as the daguerreotype process.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day resilient
Pronunciation: rɪˈzɪlɪənt
adjective
able to recoil or spring back into shape…