heliotype

[hee-lee-uh-tahyp]

Origin of heliotype

First recorded in 1865–70; helio- + -type
Related formshe·li·o·typ·ic [hee-lee-uh-tip-ik] /ˌhi li əˈtɪp ɪk/, adjectivehe·li·o·typ·i·cal·ly, adverb
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heliotype

noun
  1. Also called: heliotypy a printing process in which an impression is taken in ink from a gelatine surface that has been exposed under a negative and prepared for printing
  2. the gelatine plate produced by such a process
  3. a print produced from such a plate
Derived Formsheliotypic (ˌhiːlɪəʊˈtɪpɪk), adjective
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