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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 elec·tro·type /ɪˈlɛktrəˌtaɪp/
 電版(vt.)製成電版(vi.)制電版

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·lec·tro·type n.  A facsimile plate made by electrotypy for use in printing; also, an impression or print from such plate. Also used adjectively.
 Note:The face of an electrotype consists of a shell of copper, silver, or the like, produced by the action of an electrical current upon a plate of metal and a wax mold suspended in an acid bath and connected with opposite poles of the battery. It is backed up with a solid filling of type metal.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·lec·tro·type, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Electrotyped p. pr. & vb. n. Electrotyping ] To make facsimile plates of by the electrotype process; as, to electrotype a page of type, a book, etc. See Electrotype, n.