Wirephoto


Wirephoto
Synonyms and related words:
Photoradiogram, Telephoto, aerial photograph, black-and-white photograph, candid photograph, cheesecake, chronophotograph, color photograph, color print, diapositive, facsimile, heliochrome, heliograph, montage, mug, mug shot, photo, photobiography, photochronograph, photograph, photomap, photomicrograph, photomontage, photomural, picture, pinup, portrait, radiophotograph, shot, slide, snap, snapshot, still, still photograph, telephotograph, transparency

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Wirephoto — or telephotography is the sending of pictures by telegraph or telephone. Western Union transmitted its first halftone photograph in 1921.Fact|date=September 2008 AT T followed in 1924, [cite web | url =… …   Wikipedia

  • wirephoto — wirephoto; Wirephoto; …   English syllables

  • wirephoto — [wīrfōt΄ō] n. [from AP Wirephoto, a trademark] 1. a system of reproducing photographs at a distance by means of electric impulses transmitted by wire 2. a photograph so produced …   English World dictionary

  • wirephoto — noun Etymology: from Wirephoto, a trademark Date: 1935 a photograph transmitted by electrical signals over telephone wires …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Wirephoto — /wuyeur foh toh/, pl. Wirephotos, v., Wirephotoed, Wirephotoing. 1. Trademark. a. a device for transmitting photographs over distances by wire. b. a photograph so transmitted. v.t. 2. (l.c.) to transmit (a photograph) by means of a Wirephoto. * * …   Universalium

  • wirephoto — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: Wirephoto : to transmit (a picture) by electrical signals over wire lines …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wirephoto — n. brand name for a photograph transmitted over wire …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wirephoto — v. transmit a photograph over long distance by telephone wires …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Wirephoto — Wire•pho•to [[t]ˈwaɪərˌfoʊ toʊ[/t]] pl. tos tgp trm Trademark. a) a device for transmitting photographs by wire b) a photograph so transmitted …   From formal English to slang

  • wirephoto — /ˈwaɪəˌfoʊtoʊ/ (say wuyuh.fohtoh) noun 1. a method of sending photographs by telegraphy. 2. a photograph sent by this method …   Australian English dictionary