Definition of Acierage

1. n. The process of coating the surface of a metal plate (as a stereotype plate) with steellike iron by means of voltaic electricity; steeling.



Definition of Acierage

1. Noun. (historical) The process of electroplating a copper engraving with iron or steel. ¹

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Definition of Acierage

1. the covering of a metal plate with an iron film [n -S]

Medical Definition of Acierage

1. The process of coating the surface of a metal plate (as a stereotype plate) with steellike iron by means of voltaic electricity; steeling. Origin: F. Acierage, fr. Acier steel. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Acierage

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1. Modern Methods of Illustrating Books by Henry Trueman Wood (1887)
"The invention of acierage, the deposition ... When the plate shows signs of wear, the process of acierage is repeated. In printing from wood blocks, ..."

2. British Manufacturing Industries by George Phillips Bevan, Bevan, George Phillips, 1829?-1889 (1876)
"acierage is a process, by means of which an iron face is deposited upon the surface of an engraved copper plate by the action of the battery, ..."

3. Elementary Treatise on Physics Experimental and Applied for the Use of by Adolphe Ganot (1883)
"One of the most valuable applications of the electric deposition of metals is to what is called the steeling (acierage) of engraved copper plates. ..."

4. Elementary Lessons in Electricity & Magnetism by Silvanus Phillips Thompson (1894)
"To deposit iron (by the process known as acierage, or steel-facing) a very large sheet of iron is used as anode, and the liquid used is simply a solution of ..."

5. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society by Royal Astronomical Society (1865)
"... to render the copper-plate capable of printing the requisite number of copies, its surface was electrically-coated with a deposit of iron (acierage). ..."

6. The Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by John Timbs (1859)
"This is the principle of the process, which has been named "acierage." It is important that a ferric solution should be employed which will not dissolve or ..."

7. Iron and Steel (a Pocket Encyclopedia) Including Allied Industries and by Hugh Philip Tiemann (1919)
"acierage.—The electro-deposition of a thin layer of iron on engraved copper plates to make them more resistant to the wearing action of inking and printing. ..."

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