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copy, reproduction, duplicate, photocopy, mimeograph, mimeo, replica, likeness, carbon, carbon copy, print, reprint, offprint, imageView synonyms
- ‘Also known as autotypes, carbon printing was first patented in 1855 by Alphone Poitevin.’
- ‘Photographs and autotypes should be submitted in high resolution TIFF or JPG format.’
- ‘Although autotypes look like photographs they are not, because light was not used to create the image and they don't have any photographic grain.’
- ‘This set of engravings and autotypes was assembled from various sources during the early part of the 20th century.’
2[mass noun] A photographic printing process for monochrome reproduction.
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