lithotype

Lithotype

Lith"o*type\, n. A kind of stereotype plate made by lithotypy; also, that which in printed from it. See Lithotypy.
Webster's Revised

Lithotype

Lith"o*type\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lithotyped; p. pr. & vb. n. Lithotyping.] To prepare for printing with plates made by the process of lithotypy. See Lithotypy.

Lithotype

Lith"o*type\, n. 1. An etched stone surface for printing, having the design in relief; also, the process of printing from such a surface, or that which is printed from it.

2. A machine, with a keyboard like that of a typewriter, for making a lithographic transfer sheet. It produces a perforated strip of paper which controls the printing.
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