Phototypography
Phototypography \Pho`to*ty*pog"ra*phy\, n. [Photo- + typography.] Same as {Phototypy}. [1913 Webster]

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  • phototypography — phototypographic /foh teuh tuy peuh graf ik/, adj. /foh toh tuy pog reuh fee/, n. 1. (formerly) the art or technique of making printing surfaces by light or photography, by any of a large number of processes. 2. photocomposition. [1885 90; PHOTO… …   Universalium

  • phototypography — noun A photomechanical method of printing made to resemble traditional metal typography …   Wiktionary

  • phototypography — n. photomechanical printing that is similar metal typography; printing method using photography …   English contemporary dictionary

  • phototypography — pho·to·typography …   English syllables

  • phototypography — pho•to•ty•pog•ra•phy [[t]ˌfoʊ toʊ taɪˈpɒg rə fi[/t]] n. 1) pri the art or technique of making printing surfaces by light or photography, by any of a number of processes 2) pri photocomposition • Etymology: 1885–90 pho to•ty po•graph′ic pəˈgræf ɪk …   From formal English to slang

  • phototypography — /ˌfoʊtoʊtaɪpˈɒgrəfi/ (say .fohtohtuyp ogruhfee) noun Printing Obsolete the art of making printing surfaces by light or photography, by any of a large number of processes …   Australian English dictionary

  • phototypography — “+ noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary phot + typography : a photomechanical process producing matter resembling that done by typographical printing …   Useful english dictionary

  • pho|to|ty|po|graph|ic — «FOH toh TY puh GRAF ihk», adjective. 1. of or having to do with phototypography. 2. like phototypography …   Useful english dictionary

  • phototypographic — See phototypography. * * * …   Universalium

  • photocomposition — /foh toh kom peuh zish euhn/, n. Print. any method of composition using photography, as composition by means of a photocomposer. Also called phototypesetting, phototypography. [1925 30; PHOTO + COMPOSITION] * * * ▪ printing also called… …   Universalium

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