the basic unit of illumination in the CGS system, equal to one lumen per square centimeter (929.023 foot-candles or 10,000 lux): abbrev. pt
Origin of phot; from Classical Greek ph?s (gen. ph?tos), a light: see phosphorus
A unit of illumination equal to one lumen per square centimeter.
Origin of photGreek ph&omacron;s, ph&omacron;t-, light; see bha-1 in Indo-European roots.
Variant of photo–.
Coined by AndrÃ© Blondel in 1921. See photo-.
(third-person singular simple present phots, present participle photting, simple past and past participle photted)
- (informal) to photograph
Shortening of photograph