[foh-tuh-kron-uh-graf, -grahf] /ˌfoʊ təˈkrɒn əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/
a device formerly used for taking a series of instantaneous photographs of a rapidly moving object.
a picture taken by such a device.
a in which the tracing or record is made by a pencil of light on a sensitized surface.
an instrument for measuring small intervals of time by the photographic trace of a pencil of light.
(physics) an instrument for measuring very small time intervals by the trace made by a beam of light on a moving photographic film
[foh-toh-koh-ag-yuh-ley-shuh n] /ˌfoʊ toʊ koʊˌæg yəˈleɪ ʃən/ noun 1. a surgical technique using an intense beam of light from a laser or a xenon-arc bulb to seal blood vessels or coagulate tissue, used primarily in ophthalmology to repair detached retinas or to treat certain kinds of retinopathy. photocoagulation pho·to·co·ag·u·la·tion (fō’tō-kō-āg’yə-lā’shən) n. Surgical coagulation of tissue […]
photocoagulator pho·to·co·ag·u·la·tor (fō’tō-kō-āg’yə-lā’tər) n. An apparatus used in photocoagulation.
[foh-toh-kuh m-pohz] /ˌfoʊ toʊ kəmˈpoʊz/ verb (used with object), photocomposed, photocomposing. 1. to set (type) on a photocomposer. /ˌfəʊtəʊkəmˈpəʊz/ verb 1. (transitive) to set (type matter) by photocomposition
[foh-toh-kuh m-poh-zer] /ˈfoʊ toʊ kəmˌpoʊ zər/ noun 1. a machine for setting type photographically.