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autotype

[ aw-tuh-tahyp ]
/ ˈɔ təˌtaɪp /
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noun
Photography.
  1. a process for producing permanent prints in a carbon pigment.
  2. a print made by this process.
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Origin of autotype

First recorded in 1850–55; auto-1 + type

OTHER WORDS FROM autotype

au·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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British Dictionary definitions for autotype

autotype
/ (ˈɔːtəˌtaɪp) /

noun
a photographic process for producing prints in black and white, using a carbon pigment
an exact copy of a manuscript, etc; facsimile

Derived forms of autotype

autotypic (ˌɔːtəˈtɪpɪk), adjectiveautotypy, noun
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