collotype

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noun col·lo·type \ˈkä-lə-ˌtīp\

Definition of collotype

  1. 1 :  a photomechanical process for making prints directly from a hardened film of gelatin or other colloid that has ink-receptive and ink-repellent parts

  2. 2 :  a print made by collotype

Origin and Etymology of collotype

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1881


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