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daguerreotype


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Daguerreotype  \Da*guerre"o*type\  (d[.a]*g[e^]r"[-o]*t[imac]p), 
  n.  [From  Daguerre  the  inventor  +  -type.] 
  1.  An  early  variety  of  photograph,  produced  on  a  silver 
  plate,  or  copper  plate  covered  with  silver,  and  rendered 
  sensitive  by  the  action  of  iodine,  or  iodine  and  bromine, 
  on  which  after  exposure  in  the  camera,  the  latent  image 
  is  developed  by  the  vapor  of  mercury. 
 
  2.  The  process  of  taking  such  pictures. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Daguerreotype  \Da*guerre"o*type\  (d[.a]*g[e^]r"[-o]*t[imac]p), 
  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Daguerreotyped}  (-t[imac]pt);  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Daguerreotyping}  (-t[imac]`p[i^]ng).] 
  1.  To  produce  or  represent  by  the  daguerreotype  process,  as  a 
  picture. 
 
  2.  To  impress  with  great  distinctness;  to  imprint;  to  imitate 
  exactly. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  daguerreotype 
  n  :  a  photograph  made  by  an  early  photographic  process;  the 
  image  was  produced  on  an  iodine-sensitized  silver  plate 
  and  developed  in  mercury  vapor 




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