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photo- British & World English

Relating to light

photo British & World English

A photograph

photo CD British & World English

A CD on which still photographs may be stored

photo op British & World English

Informal term for photo opportunity.

photo shoot British & World English

Another term for photo session.

photo finish British & World English

A close finish of a race in which the winner is identifiable only from a photograph taken as the competitors cross the line

photo-offset British & World English

Offset printing using plates made photographically

photo session British & World English

A prearranged session in which a photographer takes photographs of someone for publication

photo-offset New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

offset printing using plates made photographically

photo-oxidation British & World English

Oxidation caused by the action of light

photo opportunity British & World English

Another term for photocall.

photofit British & World English

A reconstructed picture of a person, especially one sought by the police, made from composite photographs of facial features

photoblog British & World English

A blog in which the postings are primarily in the form of photographs

photobomb British & World English

Spoil a photograph of (a person or thing) by unexpectedly appearing in the camera’s field of view as the picture is taken, typically as a prank or practical joke

photocall British & World English

An occasion on which famous people pose for photographers by arrangement

photoessay British & World English

An account of something told predominantly through photographs, with some accompanying text

photomural British & World English

A mural consisting of a single enlarged photograph or a collection of photographs covering a wall

photoresist British & World English

A photosensitive resist which, when exposed to light, loses its resistance or its susceptibility to attack by an etchant or solvent. Such materials are used in making microcircuits

photostory British & World English

A strip cartoon with photographs in place of drawings

photomontage British & World English

A montage constructed from photographic images

photorealism British & World English

A style of art and sculpture characterized by the highly detailed depiction of ordinary life with the impersonality of a photograph

photodetector British & World English

A device that detects or responds to incident light by using the electrical effect of individual photons

photoelectric British & World English

Characterized by or involving the emission of electrons from a surface by the action of light

photofinishing British & World English

The commercial developing and printing of film

photojournalism British & World English

The practice of communicating news by photographs, especially in magazines

photomechanical British & World English

Relating to or denoting processes in which photography is involved in the making of a printing plate

photonegative British & World English

(Of an organism) tending to move away from light

photosensitive British & World English

Having a chemical, electrical, or other response to light

photocomposition British & World English

Another term for filmsetting.

photolithography British & World English

Lithography using plates made photographically

photoreconnaissance British & World English

Military reconnaissance carried out by means of aerial photography


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