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ferrotype

[ fer-uh-tahyp ]
/ 藞f蓻r 蓹藢ta瑟p /
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verb (used with object), fer路ro路typed, fer路ro路typ路ing.
to put a glossy surface on (a print) by pressing, while wet, on a metal sheet (ferrotype tin ).
noun
Also called tintype. a positive photograph made on a sensitized sheet of enameled iron or tin.
the process of making such photographs.
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Origin of ferrotype

First recorded in 1835鈥45; ferro- + -type
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British Dictionary definitions for ferrotype

ferrotype
/ (藞f蓻r蓹蕣藢ta瑟p) /

noun
a photographic print produced directly in a camera by exposing a sheet of iron or tin coated with a sensitized enamel
the process by which such a print is produced
Systematic name: tintype
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