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electrograph

[ih-lek-truh-graf, -grahf] /ɪˈlɛk trəˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/
noun
1.
a curve or plot automatically traced by the action of an electric device, as an electrometer or an electrically controlled pen.
2.
Printing. an apparatus for engraving metal plates on cylinders used in printing.
3.
Telecommunications.
  1. an apparatus for electrically transmitting pictures.
  2. a picture produced by such a device.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; electro- + -graph
Related forms
electrographic
[ih-lek-truh-graf-ik] /ɪˌlɛk trəˈgræf ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
electrography
[ih-lek-trog-ruh-fee, ee-lek-] /ɪ lɛkˈtrɒg rə fi, ˌi lɛk-/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for electrographic

electrograph

/ɪˈlɛktrəʊˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf/
noun
1.
an apparatus for engraving metal printing cylinders, esp in gravure printing
2.
the equipment used for the electrical transmission of pictures
3.
  1. a recording electrometer
  2. a graph produced by this instrument
4.
a visual record of the surface composition of a metal, obtained by placing an electrolyte-soaked paper over the metal and passing a current through the paper to an electrode on the other side
Derived Forms
electrographic (ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈɡræfɪk) adjective
electrographically, adverb
electrography (ɪlɛkˈtrɒɡrəfɪ; ˌiːlɛk-) noun
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