Photograph



[foh-tuh-graf, -grahf] /ˈfoʊ təˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/

noun
1.
a picture produced by .
verb (used with object)
2.
to take a photograph of.
verb (used without object)
3.
to practice .
4.
to be photographed or be suitable for being photographed in some specified way:
The children photograph well.
/ˈfəʊtəˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf/
noun
1.
an image of an object, person, scene, etc, in the form of a print or slide recorded by a camera on photosensitive material Often shortened to photo
verb
2.
to take a photograph of (an object, person, scene, etc)
n.

1839, “picture obtained by photography,” coined by Sir John Herschel from photo- + -graph “instrument for recording; something written.” It won out over other suggestions, such as photogene and heliograph. Neo-Anglo-Saxonists prefer sunprint. The verb, as well as photography, are first found in a paper read before the Royal Society on March 14, 1839.

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