cyanotype

[sahy-an-uh-tahyp]
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noun

a process of photographic printing, used chiefly in copying architectural and mechanical drawings, that produces a blue line on a white background.
a print made by this process.

Origin of cyanotype

First recorded in 1835–45; cyano-1 + -type
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cyanotype

noun

another name for blueprint (def. 1)
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