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  • n. A process similar to etching in which, by means of voltaic electricity, a raised copy of a drawing is made, so that it can be used to print from.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A process similar to etching, in which, by means of voltaic electricity, a raised copy of a drawing is made, so that it can be used to print from.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of electrotypy by means of which plates engraved in relief are made, from which impressions can be taken.

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