from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To engrave by a photomechanical process; to make a photo-engraving of.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To produce by or in photo-engraving.


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  • If used to excess after the lines have been inked in it serves to reduce the blackness of the lines, and may so pale them that they will not properly photo-engrave.

    Mechanical Drawing Self-Taught

  • The shading on a drawing to be photo-engraved must be produced by lines, and not by tints, for tints, whether of black or of colors, will not photo-engrave properly.

    Mechanical Drawing Self-Taught


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