Definition of rayograph in English:

rayograph

Pronunciation /ˈreɪəɡrɑːf/ /ˈreɪəɡraf/

noun

  • Man Ray's term for: a type of photographic picture produced without a camera by arranging objects on light-sensitive paper which is then exposed and developed.

    Chiefly used of Man Ray's work but occasionally of similar work by other artists.

Origin

1930s. From the name of Man Ray (born Emmanuel Radnitzky), U.S. artist and photographer + -o- + -graph, after French rayographe.