cerography

n. the technique of engraving or designing on or with wax.

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  • Cerography — Ce*rog ra*phy, n. [Gr. khro s wax + graphy.] [1913 Webster] 1. The art of making characters or designs in, or with, wax. [1913 Webster] 2. A method of making stereotype plates from inscribed sheets of wax. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cerography — /si rog reuh fee/, n. the process of writing or engraving on wax. [1585 95; < Gk kerographía. See CERO , GRAPHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • cerography — ce·rog·ra·phy …   English syllables

  • cerography — /sɪəˈrɒgrəfi/ (say sear rogruhfee) noun the art of engraving on wax …   Australian English dictionary

  • cerography —   n. writing on wax; painting with wax colours; encaustic painting.    ♦ ceroplastics, n. wax modelling …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Cerographic — Ce ro*graph ic, Cerographical Ce ro*graph ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to cerography. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cerographical — Cerographic Ce ro*graph ic, Cerographical Ce ro*graph ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to cerography. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cerographist — Ce*rog ra*phist, n. One who practices cerography. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aquatint — Synonyms and related words: autolithograph, block, block print, cerography, chalcography, chromolithograph, color print, copperplate, copperplate print, crayon engraving, cribbling, cut, drypoint, engravement, engraving, etching, graphotype,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • coloring — Synonyms and related words: Klangfarbe, abstractionism, achromatism, acrylic painting, acting, affectation, affective meaning, appearance, attitudinizing, bearing, bloom, bluff, bluffing, blush, blushing, cast, cheating, chromatic, chromatism,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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