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  1. a typewriterlike machine for embossing letters upon thin sheets of metal, as for use in an addressing machine.
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Related formsgraph·o·typ·ic [graf-uh-tip-ik] /ˌgræf əˈtɪp ɪk/, adjective
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Examples from the Web for graphotype

Historical Examples

  • Another extra plate, a drawing by Helen J. Miles, 'given as an example of graphotype,' is not without technical interest.

    English Illustration 'The Sixties': 1855-70

    Gleeson White

  • 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.