Associations to the word «Daguerreotype»


DAGUERREOTYPE, noun. An early type of photograph created by exposing a silver surface which has previously been exposed to either iodine vapor or iodine and bromine vapors.
DAGUERREOTYPE, verb. (transitive) (intransitive) To make a photograph using this process, to make a daguerreotype (of).

Dictionary definition

DAGUERREOTYPE, noun. A photograph made by an early photographic process; the image was produced on a silver plate sensitized to iodine and developed in mercury vapor.

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca