glyphography

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glyphography

(ɡlɪˈfɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a plate-making process in which an electrotype is made from an engraved copper plate
[C19: from Greek gluphē carving + -graphy]
glyphograph n
glyˈphographer n
glyphographic, ˌglyphoˈgraphical adj

glyphography

a process for making letterpress plates by engraving a waxed copper plate, dusting with zinc, and preparing an electrotype. — glyphographer, n.glyphographic, adj.
See also: Printing