planography

[pluh-nog-ruh-fee]

Origin of planography

First recorded in 1840–50; plano-1 + -graphy
Also called surface-printing.
Related formspla·no·graph·ic [pley-nuh-graf-ik, plan-uh-] /ˌpleɪ nəˈgræf ɪk, ˌplæn ə-/, adjectivepla·no·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for planographic

Historical Examples of planographic

  • A primer of information about the distinctive features of the relief, the intaglio, and the planographic processes of printing.

    The Uses of Italic

    Frederick W. Hamilton


British Dictionary definitions for planographic

planography

noun
  1. printing any process, such as lithography, for printing from a flat surface
Derived Formsplanographic (ˌpleɪnəˈɡræfɪk), adjectiveplanographically, adverb
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planographic in Medicine

planography

[plə-nŏgrə-fē, plā-]
n.
  1. tomography
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