autotype

[aw-tuh-tahyp]

Origin of autotype

First recorded in 1850–55; auto-1 + type
Related formsau·to·typ·ic [aw-tuh-tip-ik] /ˌɔ təˈtɪp ɪk/, adjectiveau·to·typ·y [aw-tuh-tahy-pee] /ˈɔ təˌtaɪ pi/, noun
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autotype

noun
  1. a photographic process for producing prints in black and white, using a carbon pigment
  2. an exact copy of a manuscript, etc; facsimile
Derived Formsautotypic (ˌɔːtəˈtɪpɪk), adjectiveautotypy, noun
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