diazo process

noun Photography.
a method for printing on paper treated with a diazo compound that disintegrates upon exposure to light and developing the unexposed areas by the use of diazo dyes.

Origin:
1945–50

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The drafting film must be of a type which can be reproduced by either a photographic or diazo process.
Frequently, this term is also applied to the reproduction of a duplicate microfiche by the diazo process.
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