chromolithography

[kroh-moh-li-thog-ruh-fee]
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noun

the process of lithographing in colors from a series of plates or stones.

Nearby words

  1. chromodynamics,
  2. chromogen,
  3. chromogenesis,
  4. chromogenic,
  5. chromolithograph,
  6. chromolysis,
  7. chromomere,
  8. chromomycosis,
  9. chromonema,
  10. chromophil

Origin of chromolithography

First recorded in 1830–40; chromo- + lithography

Related formschro·mo·li·thog·ra·pher, nounchro·mo·lith·o·graph·ic [kroh-muh-lith-uh-graf-ik] /ˌkroʊ məˌlɪθ əˈgræf ɪk/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for chromolithography

chromolithography

noun

the process of making coloured prints by lithography
Derived Formschromolithographer, nounchromolithographic (ˌkrəʊməʊlɪθəˈɡræfɪk), adjective

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