photozincography

[ foh-toh-zing-kog-ruh-fee ]
/ ˌfoʊ toʊ zɪŋˈkɒg rə fi /

noun Obsolete.

a type of photoengraving using a sensitized zinc plate.

Nearby words

  1. phototypography,
  2. photovoltaic,
  3. photovoltaic cell,
  4. photovoltaic effect,
  5. photovoltaics,
  6. photuria,
  7. php,
  8. phr.,
  9. phragmites,
  10. phragmoplast

Origin of photozincography

First recorded in 1855–60; photo- + zincography

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British Dictionary definitions for photozincography

photozincography

/ (ˌfəʊtəʊzɪŋˈkɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun

a photoengraving process using a printing plate made of zinc
Derived Formsphotozincograph (ˌfəʊtəʊˈzɪŋkəˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf), noun

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