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Make a copy of (something) by the electrolytic deposition of copper on a mould.‘the acid copper solution is largely employed in electrotyping’→ electro
- ‘Standing newspaper matter may be stereotyped -- unless it contains cuts, when it should be electrotyped -- but should be cast on metal base to avoid shrinking and swelling.’
- ‘Electrotyping is an application of the art of electroplating to typography, used for making duplicate plates for relief printing.’
An electrotyped copy.
- ‘The innovation of electrotypes in the mid-19th century added yet another dimension to the art of copying.’
- ‘Ring manufacturers participated in the campaign through radio advertising and by sending out newspaper electrotypes to be used by jewelers across the country.’
- ‘The 19th century was remarkable for its technological advances in the printing process, with the introduction of linotype, electrotype, stereotype and - in the 20th century - monotype, along with the mechanical manufacture of paper.’
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