Definition of photoglyptic. Meaning of photoglyptic. Synonyms of photoglyptic

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Definition of photoglyptic

Photoglyphic 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.
Photoglyptic Pho`to*glyp"tic, a. Same as Photoglyphic.

Meaning of photoglyptic from wikipedia

- types of silver image paper prints. Talbot created the photoglyphic (or "photoglyptic") engraving process, later perfected by others as the photogravure process...