electrotype

play
noun elec·tro·type \i-ˈlek-trə-ˌtīp\

Definition of electrotype

  1. 1 :  a duplicate printing surface made by an electroplating process

  2. 2 :  a copy (as of a coin) made by an electroplating process

electrotype

transitive verb

electrotyper

play \i-ˈlek-trə-ˌtī-pər\ noun

1840

First Known Use of electrotype

1840

Learn More about electrotype


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up electrotype? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a lively discussion

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!