from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The art or practice of printing from stereotype.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The act or art of printing from stereotype plates.
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- noun The act or
techniqueof printingfrom stereotype plates.
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stereo- + typography
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Born 1764; died 1836, second son of FranFrancoisccedil; ois-Ambroise was the inventor of stereotypography, which entirely changed the book trade, and was the first to engrave slips of so-called "English" and round hand-writing.
The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery 1840-1916 1913
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