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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A photomechanically produced plate for pictures or type made by exposing a gelatin film under a negative, hardening it with chrome alum, and printing directly from it.
  • noun The process of producing a heliotype.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To produce a heliotype picture of.
  • To practise heliotypy; produce a picture by direct impression in printing-ink.
  • noun A picture or print produced by the process of heliotypy; also, the process itself.
  • Of or pertaining to heliotypy or its processes or result. Also heliotypic.—Heliotype process. See heliotypy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A picture obtained by the process of heliotypy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A picture obtained by the process of heliotypy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun duplicator consisting of a gelatin plate from which ink can be taken to make a copy

Etymologies

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helio- + -type

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