Main definitions of telephotograph in English

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telephotograph1

noun

historical, rare
  • Any of various devices used for transmitting and reproducing images over a distance by converting light into electrical signals; especially one which transmits images by telegraph; compare "telelectrograph".

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Reports of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. Apparently from tele- + photo- + -graph.

Pronunciation

telephotograph

/ˌtɛlɪˈfəʊtəɡrɑːf/ /ˌtɛlɪˈfəʊtəɡraf/

Main definitions of telephotograph in English

: telephotograph1telephotograph2telephotograph3

telephotograph2

noun

  • A photograph taken using a telephoto lens, especially one of an object that is distant from the camera.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Daily Times (New Brunswick, New Jersey). From tele- + photograph, after telephotographic, telephotography.

Pronunciation

telephotograph

/ˌtɛlɪˈfəʊtəɡrɑːf/ /ˌtɛlɪˈfəʊtəɡraf/

Main definitions of telephotograph in English

: telephotograph1telephotograph2telephotograph3

telephotograph3

verb

  • with object To photograph using a telephoto lens.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Scribner's Magazine. From tele- + photograph, after telephotograph, telephotographic, and telephotography.

Pronunciation

telephotograph

/ˌtɛlɪˈfəʊtəɡrɑːf/ /ˌtɛlɪˈfəʊtəɡraf/