- noting or pertaining to any of various processes for printing from plates or surfaces prepared by the aid of photography.
Origin of photomechanical
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- of or relating to any of various methods by which printing plates are made using photography
- a final paste-up of artwork or typeset matter or both for photographing and processing into a printing plate
Often shortened to: mechanical
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