ana·​stat·​ic | \ ¦anə¦statik \

Definition of anastatic

1 : relating to a process of printing from a zinc plate on which a transferred design is left in relief by the etching out of the rest of the surface
2 [anastate + -ic] : anabolic

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First Known Use of anastatic

1844, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for anastatic

ana- + Greek statikos causing to stand

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“Anastatic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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