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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A process by which drawings executed on gelatin are impressed into a soft metal plate, from which further prints can be made.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A process resembling “nature printing,” by which drawings executed on gelatin are impressed into a soft metal plate, from which the printing is done as from copperplate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Any process by means of which drawings, manuscripts, etc., can be transferred directly to a plate or material from which impressions can be taken; especially, a process by which autographs executed in a special ink are transferred to a plate of zinc, which is then etched and prepared for printing on an ordinary press. See zincography.

Etymologies

auto- +‎ typography (Wiktionary)

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