• Definition for "heliography"
  • Sentence for "heliography"
    • “Monsieur Niépce has developed something called…
    • View More
  • Synonym for "heliography"

heliography definition

  • noun:
    • The scientific study of the sun
    • the skill of making a heliograph
    • the device of signalling by heliograph
    • The description of sun.
    • the device, art, or rehearse of telegraphing, or signaling, with the heliograph.
    • an early on photographic process conceived by Nicéphore Niepce, and still found in photo-engraving. It is made up essentially in exposing under a design or in a camera a polished material plate covered with a preparation of asphalt, and subsequently managing the dish with an appropriate solvent. The light renders insoluble those parts of the film which is attacks, and thus a permanent picture is made, that could be etched upon the dish through acid.
    • Photography.
    • a technique of signaling between distant things in the form of the heliograph.
    • overall, photography; specifically, some special photographic process; photographic engraving. Begin to see the herb, and heliographic engraving, under heliographic.
    • The description and mapping associated with area for the sunlight.
137 votes

How would you define heliography?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!