\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.