heliotype

[ hee-lee-uh-tahyp ]
/ ˈhi li əˌtaɪp /

noun, verb, he·li·o·typed, he·li·o·typ·ing.

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Origin of heliotype

First recorded in 1865–70; helio- + -type

OTHER WORDS FROM heliotype

he·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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British Dictionary definitions for heliotype

heliotype
/ (ˈhiːlɪəʊˌtaɪp) /

noun

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
the gelatine plate produced by such a process
a print produced from such a plate

Derived forms of heliotype

heliotypic (ˌhiːlɪəʊˈtɪpɪk), adjective
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