Galvanoglyphy

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Galvanoglyphy Same as Glyphography.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n galvanoglyphy A method of producing an electroplate which may be used in a printing-press. The essential features of the process are the use of a zinc plate covered with a ground, and etched as a matrix for an electroplate, the reverse plate thus obtained being used in printing. The picture obtained by this method is called a galvanoglyph.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Galvanic, + Gr. to engrave