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autotype (countable and uncountable, plural autotypes)

  1. (dated, countable) A copy or facsimile.
  2. (dated, countable) An early form of photograph produced using autotypy.
  3. (uncountable, computing) A function that completes the typing of a field using a prediction based upon the characters entered so far.

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autotype (third-person singular simple present autotypes, present participle autotyping, simple past and past participle autotyped)

  1. (dated, transitive) To reproduce (a document) by autotype.