from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or consisting of photography or a photograph.
  • adjective Used in photography.
  • adjective Resembling a photograph, especially representing or simulating something with great accuracy and fidelity of detail.
  • adjective Capable of retaining accurate or vivid impressions.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of, pertaining to, using, or produced by photography.
  • Hence In lit., imitated or imitating with precise and minute detail, indicating lack of artistic feeling and originality in the writer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to photography; obtained by photography; used ib photography; as a photographic picture; a photographic camera.
  • adjective the process of obtaining pictures, as on chemically prepared paper, from photographic negatives, by exposure to light.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Pertaining to photographs or photography.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective representing people or nature with the exactness and fidelity of a photograph
  • adjective relating to photography or obtained by using photography


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