Chalcography
Chalcography Chal*cog"ra*phy, n. [Gr. chalko`s copper, brass + -graphy.] The act or art of engraving on copper or brass, especially of engraving for printing. [1913 Webster]

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  • Chalcography — (from Greek chalcos, copper and graphia, to write), are engravings on copper plates used for printmaking and for illustrations in the production of books. The Monte dei Santi di Dio by Antonio Bettini is the most ancient book bearing… …   Wikipedia

  • chalcography — [kal käg′rə fē] n. [ML chalcographia, printing: see CHALCO & GRAPHY] the art of engraving on copper or brass chalcographic [kal΄kō graf′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • chalcography — chalcographer, chalcographist, n. chalcographic /kal keuh graf ik/, chalcographical, adj. /kal kog reuh fee/, n. the art of engraving on copper or brass. [1655 65; CHALCO + GRAPHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • chalcography — noun engraving on copper or brass …   Wiktionary

  • Chalcography — Гравирование на меди; Резцовая гравюра на меди …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • chalcography — the art of engraving on copper or brass Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • chalcography — n. art of engraving on copper or brass (particularly for printing) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chalcography — /kælˈkɒgrəfi/ (say kal kogruhfee) noun the art of engraving on copper or brass. –chalcographer, noun –chalcographic /kælkəˈgræfɪk/ (say kalkuh grafik), chalcographical /kælkəˈgræfɪkəl/ (say kalkuh grafikuhl), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • chalcography —   n. engraving on brass or copper.    ♦ chalcolithic, a. pertaining to copper or bronze age.    ♦ chalcotript, n. person who takes rubbings of ornamental brasses …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • chalcography — chalcographer, chalcographist, n. chalcographic /kal keuh graf ik/, chalcographical, adj. /kal kog reuh fee/, n. the art of engraving on copper or brass. [1655 65; CHALCO + GRAPHY] …   Useful english dictionary

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