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electrophotography

[ih-lek-troh-fuh-tog-ruh-fee] /ɪˌlɛk troʊ fəˈtɒg rə fi/
noun
1.
photography using electric rather than chemical processes to transfer an image onto paper, as in xerography.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; electro- + photography
Related forms
electrophotographic
[ih-lek-truh-foh-tuh-graf-ik] /ɪˌlɛk trəˌfoʊ təˈgræf ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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  • Carlson originally called the process electrophotography.
British Dictionary definitions for electrophotography

electrophotography

/ɪˌlɛktrəʊfəˈtɒɡrəfɪ/
noun
1.
photography in which an image is transferred onto paper by means of electrical rather than chemical processes
Derived Forms
electrophotographic, adjective
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Encyclopedia Article for electrophotography

xerography

any of several image-forming processes, principally xerography and the dielectric process, that rely on photoconductive substances whose electrical resistance decreases when light falls on them; it is the basis of the most widely used document-copying machines.

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