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cerotype

[seer-uh-tahyp] /ˈsɪər əˌtaɪp/
noun
1.
a process of engraving in which the design or the like is cut on a wax-coated metal plate from which a printing surface is subsequently produced by stereotyping or by electrotyping.
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cerotype

/ˈsɪərəˌtaɪp/
noun
1.
a process for preparing a printing plate by engraving a wax-coated copper plate and then using this as a mould for an electrotype
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