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  • adj. Of or pertaining to anastasis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to a process or a style of printing from characters in relief on zinc plates.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Raised; consisting of or furnished with raised characters: as,anastatic plates.
  • n. Agenus of plants, of the natural order Cruciferæ.
  • In botany, reviving after desiccation, as so-called resurrection-plants.


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anastasis +‎ -ic


  • The 'anastatic' process, described by Faraday in 1845, and partly due to Werner Siemens, was a method of reproducing printed matter by transferring the print from paper to plates of zinc.

    Heroes of the Telegraph

  • 'Another early subject of mine, the anastatic printing process, found favour with Faraday, "the great and the good," who made it the subject of a Friday evening lecture at the Royal Institution.

    Heroes of the Telegraph


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