process printing


noun

a method of printing almost any color by using a limited number of separate color plates, as yellow, magenta, cyan, and black, in combination.

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Origin of process printing

First recorded in 1930–35
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British Dictionary definitions for process printing

process printing

noun

a method of making reproductions of a coloured picture, usually by using four halftone plates for different coloured inks
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