Ozalid

[ oz-uh-lid ]
/ ˈɒz ə lɪd /

Trademark.

a process for reproducing line drawings, manuscripts, and the like on a sensitized paper developed by ammonia vapor.

noun

(sometimes lowercase) a reproduction made by this process.

adjective

(sometimes lowercase) of or relating to the Ozalid process.

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Example sentences from the Web for Ozalid

  • He spent the next two hours in the ozalid room, leafing through the print files.

    Felony|James Causey

British Dictionary definitions for Ozalid

Ozalid
/ (ˈɒzəlɪd) /

noun

trademark a method of duplicating typematter, illustrations, etc, when printed on translucent paper. It is used for proofing
a reproduction produced by this method

Word Origin for Ozalid

C20: formed by reversing diazo and inserting l
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