[foh-tuh-graf-ik] /ˌfoʊ təˈgræf ɪk/

of or relating to .
used in, or produced by means of, :
photographic equipment; the photographic coverage of a newspaper.
suggestive of a ; extremely realistic and detailed:
photographic accuracy.
remembering, reproducing, or functioning with the precision of a :
a photographic memory.
of or relating to photography: a photographic society, photographic materials
like a photograph in accuracy or detail
(of a person’s memory) able to retain facts, appearances, etc, in precise detail, often after only a very short view of or exposure to them

1839, from photograph + -ic. Photographic memory is from 1940. Related: Photographical; photographically.


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