Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A cast or facsimile of an engraving, matter in type, etc., produced by pressing a woodcut or other plate into semi-fluid metal.
  • Pertaining to polytypage; produced by polytypage.
  • To reproduce by polytypage: as, to polytype an engraving.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Print.) A cast, or facsimile copy, of an engraved block, matter in type, etc.
  • adjective (Print.) Of or pertaining to polytypes; obtained by polytyping.
  • transitive verb (Print.) To produce a polytype of.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Any of the types involved in polytypism.
  • noun A cast, or facsimile copy, of an engraved block, matter in type, etc.
  • verb transitive To produce a polytype of.

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Examples

  • This technique has been demonstrated to clearly resolve sub-nanometer atomic steps on the surface of crystalline substances, such as polytype 6H-SiC.

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