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phot-

combining form

Simple Definition of phot-

  • : related to light

  • : relating to photography

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of phot-

  1. 1 :  light :  radiant energy <photon> <photography>

  2. 2 :  photograph :  photographic <photoengraving>

  3. 3 :  photoelectric <photocell>

Variants of phot-

or photo-

Origin of phot-

Greek phōt-, phōto-, from phōt-, phōs — more at fancy


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