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photomechanical

[foh-toh-muh-kan-i-kuh l] /ˌfoʊ toʊ məˈkæn ɪ kəl/
adjective
1.
noting or pertaining to any of various processes for printing from plates or surfaces prepared by the aid of photography.
Origin of photomechanical
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; photo- + mechanical
Related forms
photomechanically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for photomechanical

photomechanical

/ˌfəʊtəʊmɪˈkænɪkəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to any of various methods by which printing plates are made using photography
noun
2.
a final paste-up of artwork or typeset matter or both for photographing and processing into a printing plate
Often shortened to mechanical
Derived Forms
photomechanically, adverb
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