ferrotype

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ferro- +‎ -type

Noun[edit]

ferrotype (plural ferrotypes)

  1. an early photographic process in which the image is made on an iron plate having a sensitized surface film

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

ferrotype (third-person singular simple present ferrotypes, present participle ferrotyping, simple past and past participle ferrotyped)

  1. to take a ferrotype photograph
    • 1916, Michael Gross, Photo-era, Volume 37
      "He ferrotyped the pictures, and the next morning, bright and early, he mounted each one in an art-folder (bought during a period of prosperity), and then fared forth to sell them to the eager parents of his little subjects."

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ferro- +‎ type

Noun[edit]

ferrotype m (plural ferrotypes)

  1. ferrotype

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