photoglyptic
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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  • Photoglyptic — Pho to*glyp tic, a. Same as {Photoglyphic}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Photoglyphic engraving — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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