siderography

noun
sid·​er·​og·​ra·​phy | \ ˌsidəˈrägrəfē \
plural -es

Definition of siderography

: the art of engraving steel especially : a process of multiplying facsimiles of an engraved steel plate by rolling over it when hardened a soft steel cylinder and then rolling the cylinder when hardened over a soft steel plate

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History and Etymology for siderography

International Scientific Vocabulary sider- + -graphy

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“Siderography.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/siderography. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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