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English word blueprint comes from English blue, English print.

Blueprint etymology ?

Blueprint detailed word origin explanation

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blue English (eng) (Australia, colloquial) An argument.. (British) A type of firecracker.. (archaic) A pedantic woman; a bluestocking.. (countable, and, uncountable) The colour of the clear sky or the deep sea, between green and violet in the visible spectrum, and one of the primary additive colours for transmitted light; the colour obtained by subtracting red and green from white light using magenta and cyan [...]
print English (eng) (motion pictures) A copy of a film that can be projected.. (photography) A photograph that has been printed onto paper from the negative.. (uncountable) Books and other material created by printing presses, considered collectively or as a medium.. (uncountable) Clear handwriting, especially, writing without connected letters as in cursive.. (uncountable) The letters forming the text of a [...]
blueprint English (eng) (architecture, engineering, by extension) A detailed technical drawing (now often in some electronically storable and transmissible form).. (informal, by extension) Any detailed plan, whether literal or figurative.. A print produced with this process.. A type of paper-based reproduction process producing white-on-blue images, used primarily for technical and architecture's drawings, now [...]