Photo-engrave

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Photo-engrave To engrave by a photomechanical process; to make a photo-engraving of.
    • ***

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Photo-, + engrave,

Usage

In literature:

The quivering green mercury-vapor light of a photo-engraver's loft.
"Babbitt" by Sinclair Lewis
A photo-engraver is now engaged on the work of copying the notes.
"Constance Dunlap" by Arthur B. Reeve
All illustrations will, as far as possible, be produced by relief methods, such as wood-engraving, photo-engraving, etc.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 484, April 11, 1885" by Various
The photo-engraver has been independent of sunlight since the practical development of his art.
"Artificial Light" by M. Luckiesh
III, a photo-engraved copy of which is presented in our Fig.
"Notes on Certain Maya and Mexican Manuscripts" by Cyrus Thomas
Photo-engraving, drawings for, 266, 267.
"Mechanical Drawing Self-Taught" by Joshua Rose
Practically all book illustrations, as well as those in catalogues and periodicals of all kinds, are made by some method of photo-engraving.
"The Building of a Book" by Various
Reproduced by photogravure, wood engraving and photo-engraving processes from the superb edition de luxe, published in Paris in 1885.
"Eden" by Edgar Saltus
AN IMPROVED PROCESS OF PHOTO-ENGRAVING.
"Paper and Printing Recipes" by J. Sawtelle Ford
This, however, is not the etching itself; it is a photo-engraving from the unfinished etching.
"A Treatise on Etching" by Maxime Lalanne
***

In poetry:

I can close my eyes for an instant
And draw a scene to my mind,
That seems like a photo-engraving,
As true, as complete, as defined.
"Retrospection" by Jared Barhite

In news:

In this file photo from 1993, she's engraving the Montreal Canadiens names on the Stanley Cup.
Engrave , funny, ipod Category: Photos.
Sheets of freshly made $20 bills lay in stacks at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, DC (Photo: Mark Wilson, Getty Images file).
Handpicked collection of personalized gifts available here can be engraved with own message or photo for any occasion and event.
Stacks of dollar bills pass through a machine at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in this file photo.
Jack Rudegeair places an engraved page plate on a form in this photo from 1972.
The new IDs will feature ghost photos, laser-engraved signatures.
***