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cerography

[ si-rog-ruh-fee ]

noun

  1. the process of writing or engraving on wax.


cerography

/ sɪəˈrɒɡrəfɪ; ˌsɪərəʊˈɡræfɪk /

noun

  1. the art of engraving on a waxed plate on which a printing surface is created by electrotyping


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Derived Forms

  • cerographic, adjective
  • ceˈrographist, noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of cerography1

From the Greek word kērographía, dating back to 1585–95. See cero-, -graphy

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