- a typewriterlike machine for embossing letters upon thin sheets of metal, as for use in an addressing machine.
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Another extra plate, a drawing by Helen J. Miles, 'given as an example of graphotype,' is not without technical interest.
The principle of the graphotype process, it is said, was discovered accidentally.
Yet, undoubtedly, graphotype set people on the track of process-work.
With the graphotype, address plates for changes and additions could be made at almost typewriter speed.The Wonder Book of Knowledge