Albumen paper

a printing paper coated with albumen, salt, and citric acid and sensitized with silver nitrate, used c1850–80.


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    a flexible zinc or aluminum printing plate coated with a photosensitive compound, used in offset printing of usually fewer than 50,000 copies.

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    to treat with an albuminous solution. verb (transitive) to coat with a solution containing albumen or albumin

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    (in textile printing) a color fixed to a fabric by an albuminous mordant.

  • Albumin

    any of a class of simple, sulfur-containing, water-soluble proteins that coagulate when heated, occurring in egg white, milk, blood, and other animal and vegetable tissues and secretions. noun any of a group of simple water-soluble proteins that are coagulated by heat and are found in blood plasma, egg white, etc see albumen. albumin al·bu·min (āl-byōō’mĭn) […]

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