vapography

noun
va·​pog·​ra·​phy | \ vāˈpägrəfē \
plural -es

Definition of vapography

: the process of obtaining a developable image by permitting a sensitive film or plate to remain in contact with a substance (as zinc or printer's ink) that gives off vapors or emanations affecting it without exposure to light

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History and Etymology for vapography

vapo- + -graphy

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“Vapography.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vapography. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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