polytype definition

  • noun:
    • Any of the kinds taking part in polytypism.
    • A cast, or facsimile copy, of an engraved block, matter in type, etc.
    • A cast, or facsimile backup, of an engraved block, matter in kind, etc.
    • A cast or facsimile of an engraving, matter in type, etc., made by pushing a woodcut or any other dish into semi-fluid material.
  • verb:
    • to create a polytype of.
  • adjective:
    • Of or regarding polytypes; obtained by polytyping.
  • verb-transitive:
    • to make a polytype of.
  • others:
    • Pertaining to polytypage; created by polytypage.
    • To reproduce by polytypage: because, to polytype an engraving.

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