from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. 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.
  • n. The process of producing a heliotype.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A picture obtained by the process of heliotypy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A picture obtained by the process of heliotypy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. 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.
  • To produce a heliotype picture of.
  • To practise heliotypy; produce a picture by direct impression in printing-ink.

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

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


helio- + -type (Wiktionary)



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