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photogravure

Definitions of photogravure
  1. noun
    an intaglio print produced by gravure
    synonyms: gravure, heliogravure
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    type of:
    print
    a picture or design printed from an engraving
  2. noun
    printing from an intaglio plate prepared by photographic methods
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    types:
    rotogravure
    printing by transferring an image from a photogravure plate to a cylinder in a rotary press
    type of:
    gravure, intaglio, intaglio printing
    a printing process that uses an etched or engraved plate; the plate is smeared with ink and wiped clean, then the ink left in the recesses makes the print
  3. noun
    using photography to produce a plate for printing
    synonyms: rotogravure
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    type of:
    gravure
    the act of intaglio printing
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