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Gravure

noun
1.
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.  Synonyms: intaglio, intaglio printing.
2.
A printing plate used in the process of gravure.
3.
An intaglio print produced by gravure.  Synonyms: heliogravure, photogravure.
4.
The act of intaglio printing.



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"Gravure" Quotes from Famous Books



... be,—Collotype, Artotype, Albertype, Phototype, or Carbon-gravure,—the principle is the same; an impression is made in printer's ink from a photo-chemically produced design on a gelatine surface, either on the hand-press or on a power cylinder press similar to that used ...
— The Building of a Book • Various



Words linked to "Gravure" :   print, rotogravure, engrave, engraving, intaglio, printing, photogravure, intaglio printing, printing process



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