American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The process of engraving zinc printing plates.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art of producing on zinc a printing surface in relief by etching with dilute acid the unprotected parts of the plate. Compare paniconography.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The art or process of engraving or etching on zinc, in which the design is left in relief in the style of a wood cut, the rest of the ground being eaten away by acid.
- zinco- + -graphy (Wiktionary)
“I had to give the magistrate a little lecture on photo-zincography, and the poor man declared the case was so complicated he must adjourn it for another week.”
“Julius Vogel relating to the Introduction of the Use of Photo-zincography into the Government Printing Department 1871, AJHR G. 27.”
“In 1871, Julius Vogel reported for the Government Printing Department on 'photo-zincography', the technique of photolithography on zinc plates (Information obtained ...,”
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