cerotype definition

  • noun:
    • the entire process of planning a printing area for electrotyping by first engraving on a wax-coated material plate.
    • A printing procedure of engraving on a surface of wax spread on a steel plate, for electrotyping.
    • The art or process of engraving through a coating of prepared wax spread over a smooth plate that a printing surface can be made by the plaster means of stereotyping or by electrotyping.
    • The process of preparing a printing surface for electrotyping by very first engraving on a wax-coated material plate.
    • A printing process of engraving on a surface of wax scatter on a steel plate, for electrotyping.
    • The art or procedure for engraving through a coating of prepared wax spread over a smooth plate from which a printing surface can be from the plaster process of stereotyping or by electrotyping.
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