from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A brass or bronze cast plate having numerous narrow slots, used as a pulp-strainer in a pulp-screen. See screen, 2 .


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  • Autochrome is an additive color 'screen-plate' process: the medium contains a glass plate, overlaying random mosaic of microscopic grains of potato starch, with lampblack filling the space between grains, and an impermeable black-and-white, panchromatic silver halide emulsion.

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