What does autotype mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. autotype, autotypynoun

    process for producing permanent prints in a carbon pigment

  2. facsimile, autotypenoun

    an exact copy or reproduction


  1. autotypenoun

    A copy or facsimile

  2. autotypenoun

    An early form of photograph produced using autotypy

  3. autotypenoun

    A function that completes the typing of a field using a prediction based upon the characters entered so far

Webster Dictionary

  1. Autotypenoun

    a facsimile

    Etymology: [Auto- + -type: cf. F. autotype.]

  2. Autotypenoun

    a photographic picture produced in sensitized pigmented gelatin by exposure to light under a negative; and subsequent washing out of the soluble parts; a kind of picture in ink from a gelatin plate

    Etymology: [Auto- + -type: cf. F. autotype.]


  1. Autotype

    Autotype is a function in some computer applications or programs, typically those containing forms, which fills in a field once you have typed in the first few letters. Most of the time, such as in a web browser, the entries that appear in the list depend on the form's name, so as to not propose street names in a last name field or vice-versa. Autotype can also refer to automatically determining a peripheral's configuration or a program's variables. Autotype is defined as a "true representation of the original". The term autotype was coined in the late 19th century and referred to a process for making photographic prints using a carbon process. Many autotype prints were produced and the process was popular well into the 20th century, particularly since autotype prints are very long lasting. Autotype may also refer to halftone printing.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Autotype

    aw′to-tīp, n. a true impress or copy of the original: a process of printing from a photographic negative in a permanent black or other pigment.—v.t. to reproduce by such a process.—n. Autotypog′raphy, a process by which drawings made on gelatine are transferred to a plate from which impressions may be taken. [Gr. autos, self, typos, a stamp.]


  1. Autotype

    any specimen identified by the describer as an illustration of his species and compared with the type or co-type.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of autotype in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of autotype in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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