Anaglyptography

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Anaglyptography The art of copying works in relief, or of engraving as to give the subject an embossed or raised appearance; -- used in representing coins, bas-reliefs, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n anaglyptography The art of copying works in relief; anaglyptographic engraving.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Anaglyptography an-a-glip-tog′ra-fi the art of engraving so as to give the subject the appearance of being raised from the surface of the paper as if embossed—used in representing coins, &c.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. embossed + -graphy,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. anaglyptos, embossed, and graphia, writing.