from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The process of engraving zinc printing plates.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The art of producing on zinc a printing surface in relief by etching with dilute acid the unprotected parts of the plate. Compare paniconography.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A lithographic method of producing engravings using zinc plates


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

zinco- + -graphy


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