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electrotype

e·lec·tro·type

electrotype

 
pronunciation:
ih lek tr taIp
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a copy or facsimile made by electroplating a mold, in wax, lead, or plastic, of an original plate, and used esp. in printing.
definition 2: the process of making such an electroplate; electrotypy.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: electrotyped, electrotypes, electrotyping
definition: to make a copy or facsimile by electroplating a mold of an original plate.
derivation: electrotyper (n.)