- 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 d&emacron;calquer, to transfer a tracing (de-, off, from from Latin d&emacron;-; 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