- a plate made by electroplating a wax or plastic impression of the original page of type, etc.
- a print made from such a plate
intransitive verb-·typed·, -·typ·ing
- A metal plate used in letterpress printing, made by electroplating a lead or plastic mold of the page to be printed.
- The process of making an electrotype.
(third-person singular simple present electrotypes, present participle electrotyping, simple past and past participle electrotyped)
- to make such a plate
electro- + type