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- noun A style of
engravingin reliefby means of voltaic electricity. A picture is drawn on a metallic plate with some material which resists the fluids of a battery; so that, in electrotyping, the parts not covered by the varnish, etc., receive a depositionof metal, and produce the required copy in intaglio. A castof this is then the plate for printing.
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electro- + tint
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