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photo-offset

[ foh-toh-awf-set, -of- ]

noun

  1. a method of printing, based on photolithography, in which the inked image is transferred from the metal plate to a rubber surface and then to the paper.


verb (used with or without object)

, pho·to-off·set, pho·to-off·set·ting.
  1. to print by photo-offset.

photo-offset

noun

  1. printing an offset process in which the plates are produced photomechanically


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Word History and Origins

Origin of photo-offset1

First recorded in 1925–30

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