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cyanotype

[sahy-an-uh-tahyp] /saɪˈæn əˌtaɪp/
noun
1.
a process of photographic printing, used chiefly in copying architectural and mechanical drawings, that produces a blue line on a white background.
2.
a print made by this process.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; cyano-1 + -type
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  • Participants of this workshop will be introduced to the photographic process of cyanotype, or sun print.
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cyanotype

/saɪˈænəˌtaɪp/
noun
1.
another name for blueprint (sense 1)
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