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zincography

Class:

noun

Etymology:

"zinc" + "-o-" + "-graphy"
(Source: New World Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Zincography

a planographic printing process that used zinc plates. Alois Senefelder first mentioned zinc's lithographic use as a substitute for Bavarian limestone in his 1801 English patent specifications. In 1834,Federico Lacelli patented a zincographic printing ... (34 of 599 words, 1 image)

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Collins Dictionary:

zincography | zincographer [noun, derived]

the art or process of etching on zinc to form a printing plate (13 of 187 words, pronunciation)

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Random House Dictionary:

zincography

the art or process of producing a printing surface on a zinc plate, especially of producing one in relief by etching away unprotected parts with acid. (26 of 31 words, pronunciation)

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New World Dictionary:

zincography | zincographer [noun, related] | zincographic [noun, related]

the art or process of engraving or etching on zinc plates for printing (13 of 28 words, pronunciations)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

zincography | zincographer [noun, related] | zincographic [adjective, related] | zincographical [adjective, related]

The process of engraving zinc printing plates. (7 of 16 words, pronunciations)

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Wiktionary:

zincography

A lithographic method of producing engravings using zinc plates (9 of 10 words)

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Encarta Dictionary:

zincograph | zincographs [plural] | zincography [noun, derived]

a printing plate made of zinc that has the design to be printed etched into its surface | a print taken from a zincograph (23 of 52 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

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Etymology references

New World Dictionary:

zincography

Origin: "zinc" + "-o-" + "-graphy"

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zinc | zincked [past tense] | zinced [past tense] | zincking [present participle] | zincing [present participle]

Origin: German zink, zinc, originally, prong, point: first used by Philippus Aureolus "Paracelsus" (about 1526): from the form of the crystals on ... (21 of 36 etymology words)

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-o

Origin: clipped from words ending in -o (for example, "hippo", "steno", "gringo")

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-graphy

Origin: Latin -graphia from Greek, writing from graphein, to write: see "graphic"

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Wiktionary:

zincography

Origin: zinco- + -graphy

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-graphy

Origin: the French -graphie inherited from the Latin -graphia, from Ancient Greek verb γράφω.

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Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

zincography

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "zincography"

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the Free Dictionary:

zincography

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "zincography"

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YourDictionary Audio:

zincography

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "zincography" by speech synthesizer

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