Electrotype definition

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A metal plate used in letterpress printing, made by electroplating a lead or plastic mold of the page to be printed.
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The process of making an electrotype.
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A plate made by electroplating a wax or plastic impression of the original page of type, etc.
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A print made from such a plate.
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To make an electrotype of.
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A plate, made by electroplating a mold, such as used in letterpress printing.
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To make such a plate.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
electrotype
Plural:
electrotypes

Origin of electrotype

  • electro- +‎ type

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