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Wirephoto

[wahyuh r-foh-toh] /ˈwaɪərˌfoʊ toʊ/
1.
plural Wirephotos. Trademark.
  1. a device for transmitting photographs over distances by wire.
  2. a photograph so transmitted.
verb (used with object), Wirephotoed, Wirephotoing.
2.
(lowercase) to transmit (a photograph) by means of a Wirephoto.
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wirephoto

/ˈwaɪəˌfəʊtəʊ/
noun (pl) -tos
1.
a facsimile of a photograph transmitted electronically via a telephone system
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