Phot meaning

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Photograph.
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Photographer.
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Photographic.
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A unit of illumination equal to one lumen per square centimeter.
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The basic unit of illumination in the CGS system, equal to one lumen per square centimeter (929.023 foot-candles or 10,000 lux)
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Photography.
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A photometric unit of illuminance, or luminous flux through an area (symbol ph).
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(informal) To photograph.
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Origin of phot

  • Greek phōs phōt- light bhā-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Coined by André Blondel in 1921. See photo-.

    From Wiktionary

  • Shortening of photograph

    From Wiktionary