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.

Nearby words

  1. cyanose tardive,
  2. cyanosed,
  3. cyanosis,
  4. cyanotic,
  5. cyanotic induration,
  6. cyanurate,
  7. cyanuric,
  8. cyanuric acid,
  9. cyathiform,
  10. cyathium

Origin of cyanotype

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

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British Dictionary definitions for cyanotype

cyanotype

noun

another name for blueprint (def. 1)
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