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phototypography

[foh-toh-tahy-pog-ruh-fee] /ˌfoʊ toʊ taɪˈpɒg rə fi/
noun
1.
(formerly) the art or technique of making printing surfaces by light or photography, by any of a large number of processes.
Origin of phototypography
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; photo- + typography
Related forms
phototypographic
[foh-tuh-tahy-puh-graf-ik] /ˌfoʊ təˌtaɪ pəˈgræf ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for phototypography

phototypography

/ˌfəʊtəʊtaɪˈpɒɡrəfɪ/
noun
1.
any printing process involving the use of photography
Derived Forms
phototypographical (ˌfəʊtəʊˌtaɪpəˈɡræfɪkəl) adjective
phototypographically, adverb
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