Pol"y*type (?), n. [Poly- + - type.] (Print.)

A cast, or facsimile copy, of an engraved block, matter in type, etc. (see citation); as, a polytype in relief.

By pressing the wood cut into semifluid metal, an intaglio matrix is produced: and from this matrix, in a similar way, a polytype in relief is obtained.
Hansard.

 

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Pol"y*type, a. (Print.)

Of or pertaining to polytypes; obtained by polytyping; as, a polytype plate.

 

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Pol"y*type, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Polytyped (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Polytyping (?).] (Print.)

To produce a polytype of; as, to polytype an engraving.

 

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Pol"y*type (?), n. [Poly- + - type: cf. F. polytype, a.] (Print.)

A cast, or facsimile copy, of an engraved block, matter in type, etc. -- Pol"y*type, a.

 

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Pol"y*type, v. t. [imp. & p. p. -typed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. - typing (?).] (Print.)

To produce a polytype of; as, to polytype an engraving.

 

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