Met`al*log"ra*phy (?), n. [L. metallum metal + -graphy: cf. F. m'etallographie.]
The science or art of metals and metal working; also, a treatise on metals.
A method of transferring impressions of the grain of wood to metallic surfaces by chemical action.
A substitute for lithography, in which metallic plates are used instead of stone.
© Webster 1913.