lithotypy

Lithotypy

Li*thot"y*py\, n. [Litho- + -typy.] The art or process of making a kind of hard, stereotypeplate, by pressing into a mold, taken from a page of type or other matter, a composition of gum shell-lac and sand of a fine quality, together with a little tar and linseed oil, all in a heated state.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: lithotypic
Next Definition: lithoxyl
Words Near: lithotypy
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for lithotypy
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing lithotypy
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature