albumen paper


Definition of albumen paper

: a light-sensitive paper prepared by coating with white of egg and a salt (as ammonium chloride) and sensitized by an after-treatment with a solution of silver nitrate

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First Known Use of albumen paper

1850, in the meaning defined above

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“Albumen paper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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