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duotype

[ doo-uh-tahyp, dyoo- ]
/ ˈdu əˌtaɪp, ˈdyu- /
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noun Printing.

two halftone plates made from a monochrome original but etched differently to create two values of intensity when superimposed in printing.

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Origin of duotype

First recorded in 1910–15; duo- + -type

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