Electrotype
Electrotype E*lec"tro*type, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Electrotyped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Electrotyping}.] To make facsimile plates of by the electrotype process; as, to electrotype a page of type, a book, etc. See {Electrotype}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • Electrotype — E*lec tro*type, n. [Electro + type.] A facsimile plate made by electrotypy for use in printing; also, an impression or print from such plate. Also used adjectively. [1913 Webster] Note: The face of an electrotype consists of a shell of copper,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • electrotype — [ē lek′trō tīp΄, ilek′trō tīp΄; ē lek′trə tīp΄, i lek′trətīp΄] n. Printing 1. a plate made by electroplating a wax or plastic impression of the original page of type, etc. 2. a print made from such a plate vt., vi. electrotyped, electrotyping to… …   English World dictionary

  • électrotype — [elɛktʀotip] n. m. ÉTYM. 1870; « appareil d électrotypie », 1864; de électro , et type, d après électrotypie. ❖ ♦ Techn. Cliché obtenu par électrotypie …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • electrotype — noun Date: 1840 1. a duplicate printing surface made by an electroplating process 2. a copy (as of a coin) made by an electroplating process • electrotype transitive verb • electrotyper noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • electrotype — electrotyper, n. /i lek treuh tuyp /, n., v., electrotyped, electrotyping. n. 1. a facsimile, for use in printing, of a block of type, an engraving, or the like, consisting of a thin copper or nickel shell deposited by electrolytic action in a… …   Universalium

  • electrotype — e•lec•tro•type [[t]ɪˈlɛk trəˌtaɪp[/t]] n. v. typed, typ•ing 1) pri a facsimile, for use in printing, of a block of type, an engraving, etc., consisting of a thin copper or nickel shell deposited by electrolytic action in a wax, lead, or plastic… …   From formal English to slang

  • electrotype — /əˈlɛktrətaɪp/ (say uh lektruhtuyp), /i / (say ee ) noun 1. a facsimile, for use in printing, of a block of type, an engraving, or the like, consisting of a thin shell of metal (copper or nickel), deposited by electrolytic action in a wax, lead,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • electrotype —   n. plate for printing consisting of soft mould covered with metal electrolytically;   v.i. & t. make electrotype (of).    ♦ electrotypy, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • electrotype — 1. noun A plate, made by electroplating a mold, such as used in letterpress printing 2. verb To make such a plate …   Wiktionary

  • Electrotype — Гальваностереотип || изготовлять гальваностереотип; Оттиск с гальваностереотипа …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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