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e·lec·tro·type

 (ĭ-lĕk′trə-tīp′)
n.
1. A metal plate used in letterpress printing, made by electroplating a lead or plastic mold of the page to be printed.
2. The process of making an electrotype.

e·lec′tro·type′ v.
e·lec′tro·typ′er n.
e·lec′tro·typ′ic (-trō-tĭp′ĭk) adj.

electrotype

(ɪˈlɛktrəʊˌtaɪp)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a duplicate printing plate made by electrolytically depositing a layer of copper or nickel onto a mould of the original. Sometimes shortened to: electro
vb
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (tr) to make an electrotype of (printed matter, illustrations, etc)
eˈlectroˌtyper, electrotypist n

e•lec•tro•type

(ɪˈlɛk trəˌtaɪp)

n., v. -typed, -typ•ing. n.
1. 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 mold of the original and backed with lead alloy.
v.t.
2. to make an electrotype of.
[1830–40]
e•lec′tro•typ`er, n.
e•lec`tro•typ′ic (-ˈtɪp ɪk) adj.
e•lec′tro•typ`ist (-ˌtaɪ pɪst) n.

electrotype


Past participle: electrotyped
Gerund: electrotyping

Imperative
electrotype
electrotype
Present
I electrotype
you electrotype
he/she/it electrotypes
we electrotype
you electrotype
they electrotype
Preterite
I electrotyped
you electrotyped
he/she/it electrotyped
we electrotyped
you electrotyped
they electrotyped
Present Continuous
I am electrotyping
you are electrotyping
he/she/it is electrotyping
we are electrotyping
you are electrotyping
they are electrotyping
Present Perfect
I have electrotyped
you have electrotyped
he/she/it has electrotyped
we have electrotyped
you have electrotyped
they have electrotyped
Past Continuous
I was electrotyping
you were electrotyping
he/she/it was electrotyping
we were electrotyping
you were electrotyping
they were electrotyping
Past Perfect
I had electrotyped
you had electrotyped
he/she/it had electrotyped
we had electrotyped
you had electrotyped
they had electrotyped
Future
I will electrotype
you will electrotype
he/she/it will electrotype
we will electrotype
you will electrotype
they will electrotype
Future Perfect
I will have electrotyped
you will have electrotyped
he/she/it will have electrotyped
we will have electrotyped
you will have electrotyped
they will have electrotyped
Future Continuous
I will be electrotyping
you will be electrotyping
he/she/it will be electrotyping
we will be electrotyping
you will be electrotyping
they will be electrotyping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been electrotyping
you have been electrotyping
he/she/it has been electrotyping
we have been electrotyping
you have been electrotyping
they have been electrotyping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been electrotyping
you will have been electrotyping
he/she/it will have been electrotyping
we will have been electrotyping
you will have been electrotyping
they will have been electrotyping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been electrotyping
you had been electrotyping
he/she/it had been electrotyping
we had been electrotyping
you had been electrotyping
they had been electrotyping
Conditional
I would electrotype
you would electrotype
he/she/it would electrotype
we would electrotype
you would electrotype
they would electrotype
Past Conditional
I would have electrotyped
you would have electrotyped
he/she/it would have electrotyped
we would have electrotyped
you would have electrotyped
they would have electrotyped

electrotype

A copy of engravings and type made by an electroplating process.
Translations

electrotype

[ɪˈlektrəʊˌtaɪp]
A. Nelectrotipo m
B. VTelectrotipar
References in periodicals archive ?
He was an electrotypist for many years working at Holmes Electrotype in Worcester.