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Senefelder

[zey-nuh-fel-der] /ˈzeɪ nəˌfɛl dər/
noun
1.
Aloys
[ah-loh-ys,, ah-lois] /ˈɑ loʊ üs,, ˈɑ lɔɪs/ (Show IPA),
1771–1834, German inventor of lithography.
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  • And since then no incautious British artists or critics have dared to tamper with Senefelder's definition of lithography.

    The Life of James McNeill Whistler Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • There is one characteristic feature of the discovery of lithography for which Senefelder ought to receive the fullest credit.

    Practical Lithography Alfred Seymour
  • Senefelder lived to see his invention extensively adopted, and to reap benefit from his ingenuity.

    Great Facts Frederick C. Bakewell
  • When Senefelder wrote, he had to invent many names for the processes, manipulation-methods, and tools.

    The Invention of Lithography Alois Senefelder
  • The text-book gives all explanations and remedies for such cases that the wide experiences of Senefelder have made known to him.

    The Invention of Lithography Alois Senefelder
  • The German campaign of 1806 brought him to Munich, where he visited the workshop of Senefelder, the inventor of lithography.

British Dictionary definitions for Senefelder

Senefelder

/ˈzenəˌfɛldə/
noun
1.
(Johan Nepomuk Franz) Aloys (ˈaloɪs). 1771–1834, German dramatist and engraver, born in Czechoslovakia, who invented (1796) lithography
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