[ sid-uh-rog-ruh-fee ]

  1. the art or technique of engraving on steel.

  2. a method of increasing the number of reproductions obtained from a steel engraving by first rolling a soft-steel cylinder over a hardened steel plate and then rolling the hardened cylinder over a soft-steel plate.

Origin of siderography

First recorded in 1810–20; sidero-1 + -graphy

Other words from siderography

  • sid·er·og·ra·pher, noun
  • sid·er·o·graph·ic [sid-er-uh-graf-ik], /ˌsɪd ər əˈgræf ɪk/, adjective

Words Nearby siderography Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024