actinautographic

adjective

ac·​tin·​au·​to·​graph·​ic
¦ak-tə-ˌnȯ-tə-¦gra-fik
: capable of producing a developable impression on light-sensitive material without contact
used of substances (such as zinc)
actinautography
¦ak-tə-ˌnȯ-ˈtä-grə-fē
noun
plural -es

Word History

Etymology

actin- + autographic

First Known Use

circa 1905, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 1 Mar. 2024.

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