Definitions

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  • n. The art of producing colour photographs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The art of producing photographs in color.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In photography, the art of producing photographs in the natural colors.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek

Examples

  • I continued my experiments in heliochromy for a period of about two years, during which time I made many photographs in colours, and discovered a method of developing the coloured image, which enabled me to shorten the exposure to one-fortieth of the previously-required time.

    Men of Invention and Industry

  • I went on with my art studies and the science of chemistry; though I went no further in heliochromy.

    Men of Invention and Industry

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