Photoglyphic
Photoglyphic Pho`to*glyph"ic, a. [Photo- + Gr. ? to engrave.] Pertaining to the art of engraving by the action of light. [Written also {photoglyptic}.] [1913 Webster]

{Photoglyphic engraving}, a process of etching on copper, steel, or zinc, by means of the action of light and certain chemicals, so that from the plate impressions may be taken. --Sir D. Brewster. [1913 Webster]


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