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steel-faced

[steel-feyst]
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  1. having the front or outer surfaces covered with or characterized by steel.
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Origin of steel-faced

First recorded in 1870–75
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • Zinc plates can be steel-faced, but the facing cannot be renewed, as it cannot be removed.

    A Treatise on Etching

    Maxime Lalanne

  • As a rule, the plates are not steel-faced until after the proofs before lettering have been printed.

    A Treatise on Etching

    Maxime Lalanne

  • Soft-ground etchings, the biting of which is quite shallow, must be steel-faced after two to three hundred impressions.

    A Treatise on Etching

    Maxime Lalanne

  • The zinc plate on which Mr. Lansil's little etching, given in this volume, is executed, was steel-faced.

    A Treatise on Etching

    Maxime Lalanne