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chromolithography

[ kroh-moh-li-thog-ruh-fee ]
/ ˌkroʊ moʊ lɪˈθɒg rə fi /
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noun
the process of lithographing in colors from a series of plates or stones.
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Origin of chromolithography

First recorded in 1830–40; chromo- + lithography

OTHER WORDS FROM chromolithography

chro·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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How to use chromolithography in a sentence

  • Many good examples of chromolithography also will be found there.

    The Essentials of Illustration|T. G. (Thomas George) Hill
  • Lithography is much used for the reproduction of coloured pictures and illustrations, the process being termed chromolithography.

    The Essentials of Illustration|T. G. (Thomas George) Hill

British Dictionary definitions for chromolithography

chromolithography
/ (ˌkrəʊməʊlɪˈθɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun
the process of making coloured prints by lithography

Derived forms of chromolithography

chromolithographer, nounchromolithographic (ˌkrəʊməʊlɪθəˈɡræfɪk), adjective
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