heliotype

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n heliotype duplicator consisting of a gelatin plate from which ink can be taken to make a copy
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Heliotype A picture obtained by the process of heliotypy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n heliotype A picture or print produced by the process of heliotypy; also, the process itself.
    • heliotype Of or pertaining to heliotypy or its processes or result. Also heliotypic.—Heliotype process. See heliotypy.
    • heliotype To produce a heliotype picture of.
    • heliotype To practise heliotypy; produce a picture by direct impression in printing-ink.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Heliotype a photograph
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Helio-, + -type,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. h─ôlios, sun, typos, impression.

Usage

In literature:

We want a heliotype made of our eldest daughter.
"The Letters Of Mark Twain, Volume 2, 1867-1875" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
We want a heliotype made of our eldest daughter.
"The Letters Of Mark Twain, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Illustrated with Heliotype Engravings from Original Drawings of Scenery in Nova Scotia.
"The Olden Time Series, Vol. 3: New-England Sunday" by Henry M. Brooks
Illustrated with Heliotype Engravings from Original Drawings of Scenery in Nova Scotia.
"The Olden Time Series, Vol. 1: Curiosities of the Old Lottery" by Henry M. Brooks
THE HELIOTYPE PRINTING CO. 220 DEVONSHIRE ST.
"The Journal of Lieut. John L. Hardenbergh of the Second New York Continental Regiment from May 1 to October 3, 1779, in General Sullivan's Campaign Against the Western Indians" by John Leonard Hardenbergh
With eight full-page Heliotypes.
"Ticknor and Company Book Catalog (1887)" by Ticknor and Company
With Portrait, Heliotype Plate, and Maps.
"Dante. An essay." by R. W. Church
Illustrated by the heliotype process, 8vo, 6s.
"A Statistical Inquiry Into the Nature and Treatment of Epilepsy" by Alexander Hughes Bennett
Examples of Heliotypes, by Wedgwood and Davy, exhibited at the Royal Institution, and process published.
"The Evolution of Photography" by John Werge
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