electrotypy

electrotypy

(ɪˈlɛktrəʊˌtaɪpɪ)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the process of producing electrotype plates by electrolytically depositing a layer of copper or nickel onto a mould of the original

electrotypy

the process of preparing a facsimile printing surface, involving the depositing of a thin copper or nickel shell by electrolytic action in a mold of the original and backing it with a lead alloy. — electrotyper, electrotypist, n.electrotypic, adj.
See also: Printing
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