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1. A copper printing plate engraved or etched to form a recessed pattern of the matter to be printed.
2. A print or engraving made by using such a plate.
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1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a polished copper plate on which a design has been etched or engraved
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a print taken from such a plate
3. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a fine handwriting based upon that used on copperplate engravings
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a printing plate of copper that is engraved or etched.
2. a print made from such a plate.
3. a fine, elegant style of handwriting.
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|Noun||1.||copperplate - a graceful style of handwriting based on the writing used on copperplate engravings|
|2.||copperplate - a print made from an engraved copperplate|
print - a picture or design printed from an engraving
|3.||copperplate - an engraving consisting of a smooth plate of copper that has been etched or engraved|
engraving - a block or plate or other hard surface that has been engraved
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
copperplate[ˈkɒpəˌpleɪt] n (for engraving) → lastra di rame per incisione (also copperplate handwriting) → calligrafia chiara e regolare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995