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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A positive photograph made by a collodion process on a thin iron plate and having a darkened surface (as of black enamel).

Usage examples (10)
  • I put one on a piece of ferrotype plate, and that gave really the best result I ever got.
  • I tried putting in a large number of these tubes, all in quantity, on the bottom of a ferrotype plate, but with no advantage.
  • The most distinct articulate speech was obtained from an ordinary ferrotype telephone plate, secured at the edges, and one of the glass tubes you see here attached to it.
  • My method is to mount not more than half a dozen at once, placing them face down, one on top of the other, on a glass or ferrotype plate, blotting off the surface water... for more
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