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autochrome

[ aw-tuh-krohm ]

noun

, Photography.
  1. 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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Word History and Origins

Origin of autochrome1

First recorded in 1905–10; auto- 1 + -chrome

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Example Sentences

"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.

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