from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any mechanical engraving process depending upon chemical action; specif., a process of zinc etching not employing photography.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A process of making zinc etchings without the aid of photography.
- n. A process of obtaining halftones by printing, from the same plate, in two colors, or two shades of the same color, one of which is slightly out of register.
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