zincography

[zing-kog-ruh-fee]
noun
  1. the art or process of producing a printing surface on a zinc plate, especially of producing one in relief by etching away unprotected parts with acid.

Origin of zincography

First recorded in 1825–35; zinc + -o- + -graphy
Related formszin·cog·ra·pher, nounzin·co·graph·ic [zing-kuh-graf-ik] /ˌzɪŋ kəˈgræf ɪk/, zin·co·graph·i·cal, adjective
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zincography

noun
  1. the art or process of etching on zinc to form a printing plate
Derived Formszincographer, nounzincographic (ˌzɪŋkəˈɡræfɪk) or zincographical, adjective
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