Daguerreotype - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dəˈɡerətaɪp|  American pronunciation of the word daguerreotype
Brit.  |dəˈɡɛrətʌɪp|  British pronunciation of the word daguerreotype

noun

- a photograph made by an early photographic process; the image was produced on a silver plate sensitized to iodine and developed in mercury vapor

Examples

...a daguerreotype of a cowboy whose face is roughened from a hard life in the open...

Word forms

noun
singular: daguerreotype
plural: daguerreotypes
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