[foh-ton-iks] /foʊˈtɒn ɪks/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
the study and technology of the use of light for the transmission of information.
(functioning as sing) the study and design of devices and systems, such as optical fibres, that depend on the transmission, modulation, or amplification of streams of photons
The scientific study or application of electromagnetic energy whose basic unit is the photon, incorporating optics, laser technology, electrical engineering, materials science, and information storage and processing.
[foh-toh-nov-uh l] /ˈfoʊ toʊˌnɒv əl/ noun 1. a novel published as a series of sequential photographs coupled with dialogue enclosed in balloons.
[foh-toh-noo-klee-er, -nyoo- or, by metathesis, -kyuh-ler] /ˌfoʊ toʊˈnu kli ər, -ˈnyu- or, by metathesis, -kyə lər/ adjective, Physics. 1. of, relating to, or caused by the collision of high-energy photons with the nucleus of an atom. /ˌfəʊtəʊˈnjuːklɪə/ adjective 1. (physics) of or concerned with a nuclear reaction caused by a photon
[foh-toh-awf-set, -of-] /ˌfoʊ toʊˈɔfˌsɛt, -ˈɒf-/ noun 1. a method of printing, based on photolithography, in which the inked image is transferred from the metal plate to a rubber surface and then to the paper. verb (used with or without object), photo-offset, photo-offsetting. 2. to print by photo-offset. noun 1. (printing) an offset process in which […]
noun 1. a brief period set aside for the media to take photographs of a high government official or celebrity, usually immediately before or after a newsworthy event. noun 1. an opportunity, either preplanned or accidental, for the press to photograph a politician, celebrity, or event