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heliotype

[hee-lee-uh-tahyp] /ˈhi li əˌtaɪp/
noun, verb, heliotyped, heliotyping.
1.
Origin of heliotype
1865-1870
First recorded in 1865-70; helio- + -type
Related forms
heliotypic
[hee-lee-uh-tip-ik] /ˌhi li əˈtɪp ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
heliotypically, adverb
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heliotype

/ˈhiːlɪəʊˌtaɪp/
noun
1.
Also called heliotypy. a printing process in which an impression is taken in ink from a gelatine surface that has been exposed under a negative and prepared for printing
2.
the gelatine plate produced by such a process
3.
a print produced from such a plate
Derived Forms
heliotypic (ˌhiːlɪəʊˈtɪpɪk) adjective
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