actinautographic

adjective
ac·​tin·​au·​to·​graph·​ic | \ ¦ak-tə-ˌnȯ-tə-¦gra-fik \

Definition of actinautographic

: capable of producing a developable impression on light-sensitive material without contact used of substances (such as zinc)

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Other Words from actinautographic

actinautography \ ¦ak-​tə-​ˌnȯ-​ˈtä-​grə-​fē \ noun, plural -es

First Known Use of actinautographic

circa 1905, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for actinautographic

actin- + autographic

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The first known use of actinautographic was circa 1905

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“Actinautographic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/actinautographic. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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