photoengraving

[ foh-toh-en-grey-ving ]
/ ˌfoʊ toʊ ɛnˈgreɪ vɪŋ /
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noun

a photographic process of preparing printing plates for letterpress printing.
a plate so produced.
a print made from it.

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Origin of photoengraving

First recorded in 1870–75; photo- + engraving
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British Dictionary definitions for photoengraving

photoengraving
/ (ˌfəʊtəʊɪnˈɡreɪvɪŋ) /

noun

a photomechanical process for producing letterpress printing plates
a plate made by this process
a print made from such a plate
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