Pronunciation: (du-gâr'u-tīp", -ē-u-tīp"), [key]
—n., v., -typed, -typ•ing.
1. an obsolete photographic process, invented in 1839, in which a picture made on a silver surface sensitized with iodine was developed by exposure to mercury vapor.
2. a picture made by this process.
to photograph by this process.
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