planography

[ pluh-nog-ruh-fee ]
/ pləˈnɒg rə fi /

noun Printing.

the art or technique of printing from a flat surface directly or by offset.

Nearby words

  1. planoconvex,
  2. planoconvex lens,
  3. planogamete,
  4. planograph,
  5. planographic,
  6. planometer,
  7. planosol,
  8. planospore,
  9. planovalgus,
  10. plansheer

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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British Dictionary definitions for planography

planography

/ (pləˈnɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun

printing any process, such as lithography, for printing from a flat surface
Derived Formsplanographic (ˌpleɪnəˈɡræfɪk), adjectiveplanographically, adverb

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Medicine definitions for planography

planography

[ plə-nŏgrə-fē, plā- ]

n.

tomography

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