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algraphy

[al-gruh-fee]
noun Printing.
  1. (formerly) an offset process employing an aluminum plate instead of a stone.
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Origin of algraphy

First recorded in 1895–1900; al(uminum) + -graphy
Also called aluminography.
Related formsal·graph·ic [al-graf-ik] /ælˈgræf ɪk/, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • The processes of zincography and of algraphy (aluminium printing) are essentially the same as lithography.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 6

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