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collotype

[ kol-uh-tahyp ]
/ 藞k蓲l 蓹藢ta瑟p /
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noun Also called albertype, artotype, heliotype.
any photomechanical process of printing from a plate coated with gelatin.
the plate used for this.
a print made from such a plate.
verb (used with object), col路lo路typed, col路lo路typ路ing.
to produce (a print) by collotype; albertype; artotype; heliotype.
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Origin of collotype

1880鈥85; <Greek k贸ll(a) glue + -o- + -type

OTHER WORDS FROM collotype

col路lo路typ路ic [kol-uh-tip-ik], /藢k蓲l 蓹藞t瑟p 瑟k/, adjectivecol路lo路typ路y [kol-uh-tahy-pee], /藞k蓲l 蓹藢ta瑟 pi/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for collotype

collotype
/ (藞k蓲l蓹蕣藢ta瑟p) /

noun
Also called: photogelatine process a method of lithographic printing from a flat surface of hardened gelatine: used mainly for fine-detail reproduction in monochrome or colour
a print made using this process

Derived forms of collotype

collotypic (藢k蓲l蓹藞t瑟p瑟k), adjective

Word Origin for collotype

C19: from Greek kolla glue + type
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