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wirephoto

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noun wire·pho·to \ˈwī(-ə)r-ˈfō-(ˌ)tō\

Definition of wirephoto

  1. :  a photograph transmitted by electrical signals over telephone wires



Origin and Etymology of wirephoto

from Wirephoto, a trademark


First Known Use: 1935


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