- the process of transferring decals to glass, wood, etc.
Origin of decalcomaniaFrench décalcomanie from décalquer, to trace, copy ( from dé-, de- + calquer, to copy from Italian calcare, to press, trample from Classical Latin calcare: see caulk) + manie from Classical Greek mania, madness
- The process of transferring pictures or designs printed on specially prepared paper to materials such as glass or metal.
- A decal.
Origin of decalcomaniaFrench décalcomanie from dēcalquer to transfer a tracing ( de- off, from ) ( from Latin dē- ; see de- . ) ( calquer to trace ; see calque . ) manie craze (from its popularity in the 19th century) ( from Late Latin mania madness ; see mania . )
- The process of transferring decorative designs onto surfaces using decals
From French décalcomanie