An early photographic process that produced autotypes using a carbon pigment.

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  • Autotypy — Au*tot y*py, n. The art or process of making autotypes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • autotypy — noun process for producing permanent prints in a carbon pigment • Syn: ↑autotype • Derivationally related forms: ↑autotypic (for: ↑autotype) • Hypernyms: ↑photography * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • autotypy — au·to·typy …   English syllables

  • 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 — /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

  • autotype —   n. facsimile; true copy.    ♦ autotypy, n. process of producing such copies …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • autotypic — adjective of or relating to autotypy • Pertains to noun: ↑autotype • Derivationally related forms: ↑autotype …   Useful english dictionary

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