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re- +‎ biting


rebiting (countable and uncountable, plural rebitings)

  1. The process of deepening worn lines in an etched plate by submitting it to the action of acid again.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for rebiting in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)