Metallography

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Metallography A method of transferring impressions of the grain of wood to metallic surfaces by chemical action.
    • Metallography A substitute for lithography, in which metallic plates are used instead of stone.
    • Metallography The science or art of metals and metal working; also, a treatise on metals.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n metallography An account of metals, or a treatise on metallic substances; the science of metals.
    • n metallography A process of decorating metals. It consists of a simple system of printing from wooden blocks in acids, in such manner as to produce an imitation of the grain of the wood.
    • n metallography A method of engraving, allied to lithography, in which metallic plates are substituted for stones.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Metallography an account or description of metals: a process for utilising metal plates in a manner similar to lithographic stones: a process of imitating the grain of wood on metals
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. metallum, metal + -graphy,: cf. F. métallographie,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. metallum—Gr. metallon, a mine, a metal.

Usage


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Color has historically seen limited use in metallography , mainly due to the cost of film and prints and the difficulty and cost of reproducing images in publications.
We continue our multi-part discussion of quantitative metallography .
Introduction to Quantitative Metallography (part 5).
With this blog, we begin a multi-part discussion of quantitative metallography.
Introduction to Quantitative Metallography (part 1).
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