Polytype
Polytype Pol"y*type, a. (Print.) Of or pertaining to polytypes; obtained by polytyping; as, a polytype plate. [1913 Webster]

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  • Polytype — Pol y*type, n. [Poly + type: cf. F. polytype, a.] (Print.) A cast, or facsimile copy, of an engraved block, matter in type, etc.; as, a polytype in relief {Pol y*type}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] By pressing the wood cut into semifluid metal, an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Polytype — Pol y*type, n. [Poly + type: cf. F. polytype, a.] (Print.) A cast, or facsimile copy, of an engraved block, matter in type, etc.; as, a polytype in relief {Pol y*type}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] By pressing the wood cut into semifluid metal, an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Polytype — Pol y*type, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Polytyped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Polytyping}.] (Print.) To produce a polytype of; as, to polytype an engraving. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Polytype — Polytypes are variations of the same chemical compound that are identical in 2 dimension and differ in the third. Thus, they can be viewed as layers stacked in a certain sequence. The atoms of those layers can be placed on one out of three… …   Wikipedia

  • polytype — noun Any of the types involved in polytypism. Orthochrysotile is a polytype of chrysotile …   Wiktionary

  • polytype — (po li ti p ) adj. 1°   Terme d histoire naturelle. Se dit d un genre qui renferme beaucoup d espèces. 2°   Terme d arts. Qui résulte du polytypage. •   Cette lettre [de Buffon à Mme de Sillery] imprimée à l imprimerie polytype a couru,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Polytype — Po|ly|ty|pe, die; , n: Drucktype mit mehreren Buchstaben …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Polytype — Po|ly|ty|pe die; , n: Drucktype mit mehreren Buchstaben …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • polytype — poly·type …   English syllables

  • polytype — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌtīp noun Etymology: poly + type : one of several polymorphic crystal structures : polymorph …   Useful english dictionary

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