Pho`to*glyph"ic (?), a. [Photo- + Gr. to engrave.]

Pertaining to the art of engraving by the action of light.

[Written also photoglyptic.]

Photoglyphic engraving, a process of etching on copper, steel, or zinc, by means of the action of light and certain chemicals, so that from the plate impressions may be taken.

Sir D. Brewster.

 

© Webster 1913.

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