from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A process formerly used for making photographic prints, using a finely precipitated platinum salt and an iron salt in the sensitizing solution to produce prints in platinum black.
  • n. A print produced by platinotype.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A method of making photographic prints using platinum salts
  • n. A print made by this method

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A permanent photographic picture or print in platinum black.
  • n. The process by which such pictures are produced.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A process of photographic printing in which the paper is coated with a solution of platinum chlorid and ferric oxalate.
  • n. A print made by any platinotype process.


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