from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun 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.
  • noun A print produced by platinotype.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Photog.) A permanent photographic picture or print in platinum black.
  • noun The process by which such pictures are produced.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uncountable A method of making photographic prints using platinum salts
  • noun countable A print made by this method


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