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Make a copy of (something) by the electrolytic deposition of copper on a mold.→ 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.’
A copy made by electrotyping.
- ‘Circulars, flyers, bill-heads, letter heads, cards, and labels may be either electrotyped or stereotyped on wood base, the electrotype being the more durable, and especially desirable where fancy type or ornaments are used.’
- ‘While the detail of an electrotype can be excellent, the edge will usually give it away.’
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