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.