Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A revolving tablet, smaller than a potters' wheel, upon which a vase or other round object is placed in painting horizontal bands and the like.

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Examples

  • To spread the gelatine solution in an even and thin layer, a tournette is employed.

    Photographic Reproduction Processes

  • The plate being fastened to the tournette, the warm gelatine solution is flowed over it and spread to the edges by means of a glass rod or a piece of cardboard, avoiding air bubbles.

    Photographic Reproduction Processes

  • This done the tournette is set into motion, and when the film is equalized, which is done in a moment, the plate is detached, placed on a leveled stand and slowly dried with the spirit lamp.

    Photographic Reproduction Processes

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