Autotype
Autotype Au"to*type, n. [Auto- + -type: cf. F. autotype.] 1. A facsimile. [1913 Webster]

2. A photographic picture produced in sensitized pigmented gelatin by exposure to light under a negative; and subsequent washing out of the soluble parts; a kind of picture in ink from a gelatin plate. [1913 Webster]


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  • Autotype — is a function in some computer applications or programs, typically those containing forms, which fills in a field once you have typed in the first few letters. Most of the time, such as in Internet Explorer, the entries that appear in the list… …   Wikipedia

  • autotype — (entrée créée par le supplément) (ô to ti p ) adj. Terme de photographie. Synonyme d héliographie. •   Série chronologique des monnaies de Syracuse, 1874, in 8°, accompagné de 14 planches exécutées par le procédé autotype, FERD. DELAUNAY Journ.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • autotype — 1) the type, by original designation, of a taxon 2) a specimen designated by the author of a species subsequent to the original publication as being identical to the holotype …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • autotype — see heautotype …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • autotype — autotypic /aw teuh tip ik/, adj. autotypy /aw teuh tuy pee/, n. /aw teuh tuyp /, n. 1. facsimile (defs. 1, 2). 2. Photog. a. a process for producing permanent prints in a carbon pigment. b. a print made by this process. [1850 55; AUTO 1 + TYPE] * …   Universalium

  • autotype — noun a) A copy or facsimile b) An early form of photograph produced using autotypy …   Wiktionary

  • Autotype — Автотипия; Оттиск с растрового [автотипного] клише; Факсимиле; Растровое клише …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • autotype — au·to·type || ɔːtÉ™taɪp n. relief print …   English contemporary dictionary

  • autotype — au·to·type …   English syllables

  • autotype — /ˈɔtətaɪp/ (say awtuhtuyp) noun 1. a photographic process for producing prints in black and white. 2. a picture so produced; facsimile. –verb (t) 3. to produce by an autotypic process. –autotypic /ɔtəˈtɪpɪk/ (say awtuh tipik), adjective –autotypy …   Australian English dictionary

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