Thermotype

Thermotype

Ther"mo*type\, n. [Thermo- + -type.] A picture (as of a slice of wood) obtained by first wetting the object slightly with hydrochloric or dilute sulphuric acid, then taking an impression with a press, and next strongly heating this impression.
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