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|a name applied to a number of processes in the arts, involving the use of gelatin.|
|(Photog.)||A dry-plate process in which gelatin is used as a substitute for collodion as the sensitized material. This is the dry-plate process in general use, and plates of extreme sensitiveness are produced by it.|
|(Print.)||A method of producing photographic copies of drawings, engravings, printed pages, etc., and also of photographic pictures, which can be printed from in a press with ink, or (in some applications of the process) which can be used as the molds of stereotype or electrotype plates.|
|(Print. or Copying)||A method of producing facsimile copies of an original, written or drawn in aniline ink upon paper, thence transferred to a cake of gelatin softened with glycerin, from which impressions are taken upon ordinary paper.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.