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autochrome

[ aw-tuh-krohm ]
/ ˈɔ təˌkroʊm /
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noun Photography.
a material once used for color photography, consisting of a photographic emulsion applied over a multicolored screen of minute starch grains dyed red, green, and blue-violet.
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Origin of autochrome

First recorded in 1905–10; auto-1 + -chrome
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How to use autochrome in a sentence

  • "And so that is the way these autochrome plates we have here were made," concluded the scientist.

  • All the illustrations, both autochrome and monochrome, are the work of Mr. Coburn.

    Mark Twain|Archibald Henderson
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