daguerreotypist

daguerreotype

[duh-gair-uh-tahyp, -ee-uh-tahyp]
noun
1.
an obsolete photographic process, invented in 1839, in which a picture made on a silver surface sensitized with iodine was developed by exposure to mercury vapor.
2.
a picture made by this process.
verb (used with object), daguerreotyped, daguerreotyping.
3.
to photograph by this process.

Origin:
1830–40; named after L. J. M. Daguerre; see -o-, -type

daguerreotyper, daguerreotypist, noun
daguerreotypic [duh-gair-uh-tip-ik, -ee-uh-tip-] , adjective
daguerreotypy, noun
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daguerreotype (dəˈɡɛrəʊˌtaɪp)
 
n
1.  one of the earliest photographic processes, in which the image was produced on iodine-sensitized silver and developed in mercury vapour
2.  a photograph formed by this process
 
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da'guerreotypist
 
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da'guerreotypy
 
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daguerreotype
1839, from Fr., coined from name of inventor, Louis Daguerre.
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