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Meaning of ANASTATIC

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Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\An`a*stat"ic\, a. [Gr. ? up + ? to make to stand: cf.
? causing to stand.]
Pertaining to a process or a style of printing from
characters in relief on zinc plates.

Note: In this process the letterpress, engraving, or design
      of any kind is transferred to a zinc plate; the parts
      not covered with ink are eaten out, leaving a facsimile
      in relief to be printed from.

 



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