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collotype printing

Definitions of collotype printing
  1. noun
    a photomechanical printing process that uses a glass plate with a gelatin surface that carries the image to be reproduced; can be used with one or more colors
    synonyms: collotype, photogelatin process
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    types:
    hectograph, heliotype
    duplicator consisting of a gelatin plate from which ink can be taken to make a copy
    type of:
    planographic printing, planography
    the process of printing from a surface on which the printing areas are not raised but are ink-receptive (as opposed to ink repellent)
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