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Ozalid

[oz-uh-lid] /ˈɒz ə lɪd/
Trademark.
1.
a process for reproducing line drawings, manuscripts, and the like on a sensitized paper developed by ammonia vapor.
noun
2.
(sometimes lowercase) a reproduction made by this process.
adjective
3.
(sometimes lowercase) of or relating to the Ozalid process.
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  • He spent the next two hours in the Ozalid room, leafing through the print files.

    Felony James Causey
British Dictionary definitions for Ozalid

Ozalid

/ˈɒzəlɪd/
noun
1.
trademark a method of duplicating typematter, illustrations, etc, when printed on translucent paper. It is used for proofing
2.
a reproduction produced by this method
Word Origin
C20: formed by reversing diazo and inserting l
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