etching ground


etching ground

etching ground ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. ground1(def 11).

Origin of etching ground First recorded in 1780–90 Examples from the Web for etching ground Historical Examples of etching ground

  • Etching-Ground, with which to protect the plate against the action of the acid.

    A Treatise on Etching

    Maxime Lalanne

  • A few minutes after this first operation is finished, the stone is rinsed with water, dried and coated with etching-ground.

    The Invention of Lithography

    Alois Senefelder

  • The etching-ground is dissolved in oil of turpentine and laid on the stone with a clean ball.

    The Invention of Lithography

    Alois Senefelder

  • Then it is cleansed with water and covered with etching-ground when dry, as is prescribed for the etched process.

    The Invention of Lithography

    Alois Senefelder

  • To prepare a plate for etching it is first covered with etching-ground, a composition which resists acid.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 7

    Various

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