elec·​tro·​pho·​tog·​ra·​phy | \ i-ˌlek-trō-fə-ˈtä-grə-fē How to pronounce electrophotography (audio) \

Definition of electrophotography

: photography in which images are produced by electrical means (as in xerography)

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electrophotographic \ i-​ˌlek-​trə-​ˌfō-​tə-​ˈgra-​fik How to pronounce electrophotographic (audio) \ adjective

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According to the Times, she and Lowe plan to use techniques associated with Kirlian photography, or electrophotography, in which images are produced by a high-voltage power source. Lizzie Plaugic, The Verge, "What will happen to Marina Abramović when she electrifies herself with 1 million volts?," 6 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of electrophotography

1944, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of electrophotography was in 1944

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