Niepce's process
Niepce's process Niep"ce's proc"ess (Photog.) A process, now no longer used, invented by J. N. Niepce, a French chemist, in 1829. It depends upon the action of light in rendering a thin layer of bitumen, with which the plate is coated, insoluble. [Obsolescent] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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