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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Autotype  \Au"to*type\,  n.  [Auto-  +  -type:  cf  F.  autotype.] 
  1.  A  facsimile. 
 
  2.  A  photographic  picture  produced  in  sensitized  pigmented 
  gelatin  by  exposure  to  light  under  a  negative;  and 
  subsequent  washing  out  of  the  soluble  parts  a  kind  of 
  picture  in  ink  from  a  gelatin  plate. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  autotype 
  n  1:  process  for  producing  permanent  prints  in  a  carbon  pigment 
  [syn:  {autotypy}] 
  2:  an  exact  copy  or  reproduction  [syn:  {facsimile}] 




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