Photogene
Photogene Pho"to*gene, n. [See {Photogen}.] 1. A photograph. [Obsoles.] [1913 Webster]

2. A more or less continued impression or image on the retina. --H. Spencer. [1913 Webster]


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  • photogène — [ fɔtɔʒɛn ] adj. • 1878; n. m. « huile d éclairage » 1836; de photo et gène ♦ Vx Luminescent. ● photogène adjectif Qui produit de la lumière. ● photogène (expressions) adjectif Organe photogène, appareil lumineux que possèdent certains animaux,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • photogene — [fōt′ə jēn΄] n. [see PHOTO & GEN] AFTERIMAGE …   English World dictionary

  • photogene — Photogen Pho to*gen, n. [Photo + gen.] (Chem.) A light hydrocarbon oil resembling kerosene. It is obtained by distilling coal, paraffin, etc., and is used as a lubricant, illuminant, etc. [Written also {photogene}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • PHOTOGÈNE — adj. des deux genres T. de Chimie Qui engendre la lumière …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • photogene — /foh teuh jeen /, n. Ophthalm. an afterimage on the retina. [1850 55; PHOTO + gene, var. of GEN] * * * …   Universalium

  • photogene — noun An afterimage …   Wiktionary

  • photogène — (fo to jè n ) s. m. Nom donné à l huile d éclairage. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Photo..., et le suffixe ....gène …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • photogene — n. afterimage on the retina …   English contemporary dictionary

  • photogene — pho·to·gene …   English syllables

  • photogene — /ˈfoʊtoʊdʒin/ (say fohtohjeen) noun an after image on the retina. {Greek phōtogenēs light producing} …   Australian English dictionary

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