cerotype


Related to cerotype: Glyphography

ce·ro·type

 (sîr′ə-tīp′, sĕr′ə-)
n.
The process of preparing a printing surface for electrotyping by first engraving on a wax-coated metal plate.

[Greek kēros, wax + type.]

cerotype

(ˈsɪərəˌtaɪp)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a process for preparing a printing plate by engraving a wax-coated copper plate and then using this as a mould for an electrotype