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printing process

Definitions of printing process
  1. noun
    reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
    synonyms: printing
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    composition, typography
    art and technique of printing with movable type
    letterpress, relief printing
    printing from a plate with raised characters
    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
    process printing
    a method of printing colored reproductions from halftone plates
    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)
    offset, offset printing
    a plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper
    carbon process
    a process of printing on paper coated with bichromated gelatin containing pigment
    photogravure
    printing from an intaglio plate prepared by photographic methods
    collotype, collotype printing, photogelatin process
    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
    lithography
    a method of planographic printing from a metal or stone surface
    photo-offset, photo-offset printing
    a method of offset printing using photomechanical plates
    letterset printing
    image is transferred from a relief type plate to a roller
    type of:
    writing
    letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language
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