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phototype

[foh-tuh-tahyp] /ˈfoʊ təˌtaɪp/
noun, Printing.
1.
a plate with a relief printing surface produced by photography.
2.
any process for making such a plate.
3.
a print made from it.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; photo- + -type
Related forms
phototypic
[foh-tuh-tip-ik] /ˌfoʊ təˈtɪp ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
phototypically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for phototypes

phototype

/ˈfəʊtəʊˌtaɪp/
noun
1.
  1. a printing plate produced by photography
  2. a print produced from such a plate
verb
2.
(transitive) to reproduce (an illustration) using a phototype
Derived Forms
phototypic (ˌfəʊtəʊˈtɪpɪk) adjective
phototypically, adverb
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