nickeltype

noun
nick·​el·​type | \ ˈnikəlˌtīp \

Definition of nickeltype

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a nickelfaced electrotype made usually by first electrodepositing nickel and then thinly coating on the back with copper prior to backing with lead

called also steelfaced electrotype

nickeltype

verb
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Definition of nickeltype (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

: to make a nickeltype from (a printing surface)

intransitive verb

: to be reproducible by nickeltyping

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History and Etymology for nickeltype

Noun

nickel entry 1 + electrotype

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“Nickeltype.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nickeltype. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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