: a mimeograph using a stencil made by placing treated paper over a metal plate having sharp corrugations and writing with a stylus whose pressure causes the corrugations to pierce the paper and form the design

Word History


Greek trypan to bore, pierce through + English -o- + -graph

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“Trypograph.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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