Lithophane Lith"o*phane, n. [Litho- + Gr. fai`nein to show, reveal.] Porcelain impressed with figures which are made distinct by transmitted light, as in a lamp shade or when hung in a window. -- {Lith`o*phan"ic}, a. -- {Li*thoph"a*ny}, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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