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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- An early pictoral process producing an engraving on a metal plate coated with an asphalt preparation.

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  • They also described Niepce's earlier processes, heliography and the physautotype , but presented the daguerreotype alone as having a future.
  • "I wish Miss Young would teach us heliography next term," said Honor.
  • A treatise on the sublime science of heliography, satisfactorily demonstrating our great orb of light, the sun, to be absolutely no other than a body of ice!
  • Far more conflicting are the theories as to his constitution, of which indeed we may truly say very little was known before the application of photography and the spectroscope... for more
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