Definition of Rebitten
1. rebite [v] - See also: rebite
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Literary usage of Rebitten
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Panorama of Science and Art: Embracing the Sciences of Aerostation by James Smith (1815)
"When any part of the plate is materially too faint, it may be rebitten, but this is a very delicate and hazardous operation. ..."
2. The Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Manufactures ...: Embracing in All by James Smith (1859)
"When any part of the plate is materially too faint, it may be rebitten, but this is a very delicate and hazardous operation. A little of the etching ground ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"After removing the ground with turpentine and thoroughly cleaning it, a proof is taken and the parts intended to be darker are rebitten in the same lines. ..."
4. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... they can be lowered by rubbing them with charcoal and olive oil, and if they have to be made deeper they can be rebitten, or covered with added shading. ..."
5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"°U, and if they have to be made deeper they can be rebitten ... may now be rebitten, and the others preserved against the actionof the acid by stopping out. ..."