Hectograph
Hectograph Hec"to*graph, n. [Gr. ? hundred + -graph.] A contrivance for multiple copying, by means of a surface of gelatin softened with glycerin. [Written also {hectograph}.]

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  • hectograph — Hec to*graph, n. [Gr. ? hundred + graph.] A contrivance for multiple copying, by means of a surface of gelatin softened with glycerin. [Written also {hectograph}.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hectograph — [hek′təgraf΄] n. [Ger hektograph < hekto (< Fr hecto , HECTO ) + graph, GRAPH] a duplicating device by which written or typed matter is transferred to a glycerin coated sheet of gelatin, from which many copies can be taken vt. to duplicate… …   English World dictionary

  • Hectograph — The hectograph or gelatin duplicator or jellygraph is a printing process which involves transfer of an original, prepared with special inks, to a pan of gelatin or a gelatin pad pulled tight on a metal frame.The special aniline dyes for making… …   Wikipedia

  • hectograph — Chromograph Chro mo*graph, n. [Gr. ? color + graph.] An apparatus by which a number of copies of [ritten katter, kaps, plons, etc., can be made; called also {hectograph}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hectograph — noun Etymology: German Hektograph, from hekto hect + graph graph Date: 1880 a machine for making copies of a writing or drawing produced on a gelatin surface • hectograph transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hectograph — hectographic /hek teuh graf ik/, adj. hectography /hek tog reuh fee/, n. /hek teuh graf , grahf /, n. 1. a process for making copies of a letter, memorandum, etc., from a prepared gelatin surface to which the original writing has been transferred …   Universalium

  • hectograph — hec•to•graph [[t]ˈhɛk təˌgræf, ˌgrɑf[/t]] n. 1) pri a process or machine for making copies from a prepared gelatin surface to which the original document has been transferred 2) pri to copy with a hectograph • Etymology: 1875–80 hec to•graph′ic… …   From formal English to slang

  • Hectograph — Гектограф …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • hectograph — hec·to·graph || hektÉ™græf / grɑːf n. copy machine comprising of a gelatin surface (softened with glycerin) from which copies of written or typed material can be made …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hectograph — hec·to·graph …   English syllables

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