Fresson process

noun
Fres·​son process | \ freˈsōⁿ- \

Definition of Fresson process

: a printing process in photography which is similar to the carbon process but with no transferring and in which development of the image occurs when pigment is removed from the unexposed portions of the image by washing the print surface with finely divided wet sawdust

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History and Etymology for Fresson process

after Henri T. Fresson †1951 French agricultural engineer

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“Fresson process.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fresson%20process. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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