from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The process of engraving zinc printing plates.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A lithographic method of producing engravings using zinc plates
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The art or process of engraving or etching on zinc, in which the design is left in relief in the style of a wood cut, the rest of the ground being eaten away by acid.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art of producing on zinc a printing surface in relief by etching with dilute acid the unprotected parts of the plate. Compare paniconography.
I had to give the magistrate a little lecture on photo-zincography, and the poor man declared the case was so complicated he must adjourn it for another week.
Julius Vogel relating to the Introduction of the Use of Photo-zincography into the Government Printing Department 1871, AJHR G. 27.
In 1871, Julius Vogel reported for the Government Printing Department on 'photo-zincography', the technique of photolithography on zinc plates (Information obtained ...,