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  • n. An image (as for example of a slice of wood) obtained by first wetting the object slightly with an acid, then taking an impression with a press, and next strongly heating this impression.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A picture (as of a slice of wood) obtained by first wetting the object slightly with hydrochloric or dilute sulphuric acid, then taking an impression with a press, and next strongly heating this impression.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A picture-impression, as of a slice of wood, obtained by first wetting the object with dilute acid, as sulphuric or hydrochloric, then printing it, and afterward developing the impression by heat.

Etymologies

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thermo- + -type

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