from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In photography, water which has been used to wash prints, especially the first changes of water in which silver prints have been washed before toning.


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  • Why, as Ms. Hagen put it, would the average person care one whit about the paper-washing techniques that precede a certain kind of painter's creative work?

    Archive 2004-01-01

  • A sanitation official said window envelopes and Kleenex boxes could be placed whole in the blue bin; the paper-washing process separates the paper and plastic.

    The Seattle Times


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