carbon process

noun

Definition of carbon process

: a photographic printing process in which a sheet of paper coated with bichromated gelatin mixed with a pigment is exposed under the negative and transferred to a support, the image then being developed by washing away the unexposed gelatin

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“Carbon process.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carbon%20process. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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