• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Photo-etching A photo-engraving produced by any process involving the etching of the plate.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n photo-etching Any process of photo-engraving or photogravure, or any plate or print produced by such a process, in which a subject in line is transferred by photography to a metal surface in such a manner that either the ground or the lines of the design will resist acid, with which the plate is then etchod: most commonly used for relief-plates on zinc, such as those of the Gillet process. See photo-engraving.
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In literature:

With Photo-Etched Frontispiece and 8 Full-page Illustrations.
"A Woman's Part in a Revolution" by Natalie Harris Hammond
This, however, is not the etching itself; it is a photo-engraving from the unfinished etching.
"A Treatise on Etching" by Maxime Lalanne
With Photo-Etched Frontispiece and 8 Full-page Illustrations.
"What Gunpowder Plot Was" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
Photo-etched plate (from a print), by Niepce in 1827.
"The Evolution of Photography" by John Werge
With Photo-etching Frontispiece and 8 Full-page Illustrations.
"A Classified Catalogue of Works in General Literature Published by Longmans, Green, & Co." by Various
They were drawn by the British War Office and photo-etched by the Ordnance Survey office at Southampton 1912.
"Behind the Scenes in Warring Germany" by Edward Lyell Fox

In news:

A site now bursting with messages of condolence, photos of hand-drawn messages etched in sandy beaches, and memories of the young man whose vivacious life was abruptly ended.
Not sure where else to post this, so it's here A great source for outstanding photo etch parts for sprint cars and drag cars.
I have purchased two Kirkey photo etch seats from these folks and they are superb.
Photo Etching Metals with Spring Characteristics.
I will be starting this kit as soon as the photo etch and carbon fibet decals from SMS gets here.
I don't know if custom photo-etch wil cost me $50 or $10.I'm not asking to buy some just what kind of price I might have to pay so I can avoid getting riped off.
Heres a pic of some photo-etch I need made for a build.
The globe is astonishingly light—weighing only 2 pounds—and is formed from copper anodized aluminum through a process of digital photo-acid etching .
Mig's 1:35 Hover Tank has a lot of detail and nice photo-etched parts.
File photo / AP, 2011 Visitors to the National September 11 Memorial in New York City on Sept 12 make etchings of some of the names inscribed in the plaques near the reflecting pool wall.
There's a look of exquisite excruciation etched across Kanye West 's features as he tries – and fails – to not check out cheerleaders at Thursday night's New York Knicks game, and has the incriminating photos.
In a Monday Nov 12, 2012 photo Raymond Andrews, tribal historic preservation officer of the Bishop Paiute Tribe visits the North Bishop area that hosts petroglyphs etched by ancient people into the volcanic cliff faces.
It takes 17 pairs of hands from start to finish to carefully craft each of the 24kt gold finished, photo chemically etched ornaments , featuring screened colors and advanced assembly techniques which add dimension.
A pair of otherworldly photos from Superstorm Sandy will be forever etched in my memory of the.

In science:

By photo-lithography, the photosensitive foils are etched producing the 128 µm pillars. A thin copper foil, glued to part of the calorimeter absorber medium (2 mm thick plate out of a 2 cm thick absorber), defines the drift cathode.
Development of MicroMegas for a Digital Hadronic Calorimeter
The photo (upper left) shows silicon diode structures thinned to 50µm thickness by anisotropic etching [?] in a 300µm thick frame.
2D Detectors for Particle Physics and for Imaging Applications