Stereotype Ste"re*o*type, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stereotyped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stereotyping}.] [Cf. F. st['e]r['e]otyper.] 1. To prepare for printing in stereotype; to make the stereotype plates of; as, to stereotype the Bible. [1913 Webster]

2. Fig.: To make firm or permanent; to fix. [1913 Webster]

Powerful causes tending to stereotype and aggravate the poverty of old conditions. --Duke of Argyll (1887). [1913 Webster]

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