Zincography

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Zincography 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.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n zincography The art of producing on zinc a printing surface in relief by etching with dilute acid the unprotected parts of the plate. Compare paniconography.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Zincography zing-kog′ra-fi a process of etching on zinc (or copper) by which black and white pictures of all kinds can be reproduced as surface-blocks for printing by the ordinary letterpress process—in the etching the whites, and not the black lines as in the ordinary etching, are eaten away
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Zinco-, + -graphy,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Zinc, Gr. graphein, to write.

Usage

In literature:

Lithography, zincography, and color painting.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
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