Lithotypy
Lithotypy Li*thot"y*py, n. [Litho- + -typy.] The art or process of making a kind of hard, stereotype plate, by pressing into a mold, taken from a page of type or other matter, a composition of gum shellac and sand of a fine quality, together with a little tar and linseed oil, all in a heated state. [1913 Webster]

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  • lithotypy — (lɪˈθɒtɪpɪ) [f. lithotype n. + y.] 1. The process of making lithotypes (see lithotype n. 1). in Ogilvie. 2. Printing from etched stone. In mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lithotype — Lith o*type, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lithotyped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lithotyping}.] To prepare for printing with plates made by the process of lithotypy. See {Lithotypy}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lithotyped — Lithotype Lith o*type, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lithotyped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lithotyping}.] To prepare for printing with plates made by the process of lithotypy. See {Lithotypy}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lithotyping — Lithotype Lith o*type, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lithotyped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lithotyping}.] To prepare for printing with plates made by the process of lithotypy. See {Lithotypy}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lithotypic — Lith o*typ ic, a. Of, pertaining to, or produced by, lithotypy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lithotypic — lithotypic, a. (lɪθəʊˈtɪpɪk) [f. next + ic.] Relating to lithotypy; printed by the lithotype process. In mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

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