phosphorograph

noun
phos·​phoro·​graph | \ fäˈsfȯrəˌgraf, -rȧf \

Definition of phosphorograph

: a photographic impression made by laying a phosphorescent body directly upon the photographic film in order to detect phosphorescence too feeble to be observed visually

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Other Words from phosphorograph

phosphorographic \ ¦fäsfərə¦grafik \ adjective
phosphorography \ ˌfäsfəˈrägrəfē \ noun, plural -es

History and Etymology for phosphorograph

phosphor- + -graph

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“Phosphorograph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phosphorograph. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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