wirephoto


wire·pho·to

noun \ˈwī(-ə)r-ˈfō-(ˌ)tō\

Definition of WIREPHOTO

:  a photograph transmitted by electrical signals over telephone wires

Origin of WIREPHOTO

from Wirephoto, a trademark
First Known Use: 1935

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