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1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) trademark a method of duplicating type matter, illustrations, etc, when printed on translucent paper. It is used for proofing
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a reproduction produced by this method
[C20: formed by reversing diazo and inserting l]


(ˈɒz ə lɪd)
1. Trademark. a process for reproducing line drawings, manuscripts, and the like on a sensitized paper developed by ammonia vapor.
2. a reproduction made by this process.


n (Typ) → Blaukopie f
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If the work is to be copied, guidelines can be made with a light blue pencil or pen, since photocopy and ozalid process machines do not reproduce blue well.
Because large-ensemble music requires multiple copies of instrumental parts, materials for unpublished works--and some published ones--were duplicated from manuscripts by the ozalid process in the era before photocopying could produce legible parts.