Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any process of photo-engraving or photogravure, or any plate or print produced by such a process, in which a subject in line is transferred by photography to a metal surface in such a manner that either the ground or the lines of the design will resist acid, with which the plate is then etchod: most commonly used for relief-plates on zinc, such as those of the Gillet process. See photo-engraving.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A photo-engraving produced by any process involving the etching of the plate.
“A versatile artist, she has worked in a variety of media and art forms including drawing, painting, printmaking, silk-screening, photo-etching, fiber art, paper making and textile design.”
“He got a patent for a photo-etching process, designed a vertical-take-off aircraft, the kind that is now in military use, and designed a light automobile with exchangeable power plants for which he did not receive a patent.”
“The comprehensive Jewelry Designer course includes special projects in enamel, chasing and repoussé, photo-etching design, and reactive metals.”
“He is making the plates by the photo-etching process -- the same as that by which the real money plates are made.”
“The cut-out blades were razor-sharp due to a new ''photo-etching'' process, which uses a chemical to dissolve the plane's holes, leaving edges that finely slice instead of tearing or shredding.”
“The VHZ series was developed by the Vishay Foil Resistors Company as a new resistor concept, through the use of a proprietary Bulk Metal Z-Foil and new ultra-fine photo-etching techniques created by the company, so that the conductor can be considered a flat wire.”
VPG's New Hermetically Sealed Metrology, Laboratory, and Military Ultra-High-Precision Resistors Feature TCR to 0.05 ppm/Degrees C, Load-Life Stability of 0.005%, and Tolerance to 0.005% - Yahoo! Finance
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