The three Vale Press founts and also the punches and matrices were destroyed when the Press ceased publishing.
Thus a cast is made of the matrices, and from this cast the printing is done.
The matrices thus obtained were in like manner impressed on a fusible metal, which melted at a lower temperature than the lead.
Five double-wedge justifiers will be observed between the matrices.
His foundry contained punches and matrices for 400 alphabets.
Early seals were generally impressed on both sides; and the seals thus were produced from two dies or matrices.
The reason is the connexion with the corresponding theorem for the multiplication of two matrices.
As an operator touches its keys he releases a succession of matrices, from which is cast a line as a unit.
This done, the matrices are returned to the magazine and distributed, to be again composed in new relations for succeeding lines.
In a normal position D receives the ears of the matrices elevated to produce the secondary characters.
late 14c., "uterus, womb," from Old French matrice "womb, uterus," from Latin matrix (genitive matricis) "pregnant animal," in Late Latin "womb," also "source, origin," from mater (genitive matris) "mother" (see mother (n.1)). Sense of "place or medium where something is developed" is first recorded 1550s; sense of "embedding or enclosing mass" first recorded 1640s. Logical sense of "array of possible combinations of truth-values" is attested from 1914. As a verb from 1951.
matrix ma·trix (mā'trĭks)
n. pl. ma·trix·es or ma·tri·ces (mā'trĭ-sēz', māt'rĭ-)
A surrounding substance within which something else originates, develops, or is contained.
The womb.
The formative cells or tissue of a fingernail, toenail, or tooth.
See ground substance.
A specially shaped instrument, plastic material, or metal strip for holding and shaping the material used in filling a tooth cavity.