Definitions for photozincography
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A form of photolithography using a zinc plate
a process, analogous to photolithography, for reproducing photographed impressions transferred to zinc plate
Origin: [Photo- + zincography.]
Photozincography, sometimes referred to as Heliozincography but essentially the same process, known commercially as zinco, is the photographic process developed by Sir Henry James FRS in the mid-nineteenth century. This method enabled the accurate reproduction of images, manuscript text and outline engravings, which proved invaluable when originally used to create maps during the Ordnance Survey of Great Britain during the 1850s, carried out by the government's Topographical Department, headed by Colonel Sir Henry James
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fō-tō-zing-kog′ra-fi, n. the process of engraving on zinc by taking an impression by photography and etching with acids.—n. Photozinc′ograph, a picture so produced.
The numerical value of photozincography in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of photozincography in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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