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- n. A printing process that produces an impression of plants, animals, rocks, or other natural subjects.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a process of printing from metallic or other plates which have received an impression, as by heavy pressure, of an object such as a leaf, lace, or the like.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A process invented by Alois Auer, in Vienna, Austria, in 1853, by which objects, such as plants, mosses, ferns, lace, etc., are impressed on a metal plate so as to engrave themselves, copies or casts being then taken for printing.
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