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[ih-lek-truh-tahyp] /ɪˈlɛk trəˌtaɪp/

a facsimile, for use in printing, of a block of , an engraving, or the like, consisting of a thin copper or nickel shell deposited by electrolytic action in a wax, lead, or plastic mold of the original and backed with lead alloy.
verb (used with object), electrotyped, electrotyping.
to make an electrotype of.
a duplicate printing plate made by electrolytically depositing a layer of copper or nickel onto a mould of the original Sometimes shortened to electro
(transitive) to make an electrotype of (printed matter, illustrations, etc)


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