whiteprint

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whiteprint

[′wīt‚print]
(graphic arts)
A print made by a plan copying process, produced on diazo paper or film, the emulsion containing a diazonium compound and a coupling or activating component; the process is based on sensitivity to ultraviolet light; development is by ammonia vapors, anhydrous ammonia gas, an alkaline solution which includes the coupler, or heat.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

whiteprint

A reproduction of a construction drawing in which black lines appear on a white background. Compare with blueprint.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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