Pronunciation: (kol'u-tīp"), [key]
—n., v., -typed, -typ•ing.
—n.Also called albertype, artotype, heliotype.
1. any photomechanical process of printing from a plate coated with gelatin.
2. the plate used for this.
3. a print made from such a plate.
to produce (a print) by collotype; albertype; artotype; heliotype.
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