Met`al*log"ra*phy (?), n. [L. metallum metal + -graphy: cf. F. m'etallographie.]

1.

The science or art of metals and metal working; also, a treatise on metals.

2.

A method of transferring impressions of the grain of wood to metallic surfaces by chemical action.

Knight.

3.

A substitute for lithography, in which metallic plates are used instead of stone.

Knight.

 

© Webster 1913.

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