Printing frame
Printing Print"ing, n. The act, art, or practice of impressing letters, characters, or figures on paper, cloth, or other material; the business of a printer, including typesetting and presswork, with their adjuncts; typography; also, the act of producing photographic prints. [1913 Webster]

{Block printing}. See under {Block}.

{Printing frame} (Photog.), a shallow box, usually having a glass front, in which prints are made by exposure to light.

{Printing house}, a printing office.

{Printing ink}, ink used in printing books, newspapers, etc. It is composed of lampblack or ivory black mingled with linseed or nut oil, made thick by boiling and burning. Other ingredients are employed for the finer qualities. --Ure.

{Printing office}, a place where books, pamphlets, or newspapers, etc., are printed.

{Printing paper}, paper used in the printing of books, pamphlets, newspapers, and the like, as distinguished from writing paper, wrapping paper, etc.

{Printing press}, a press for printing, books, newspaper, handbills, etc.

{Printing wheel}, a wheel with letters or figures on its periphery, used in machines for paging or numbering, or in ticket-printing machines, typewriters, etc.; a type wheel. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • printing frame — frame with one glass side that is used to hold negatives for making contact prints …   English contemporary dictionary

  • printing frame — Photog. a shallow, boxlike device with a glass plate on one side and an opaque, removable back, for holding a negative firmly against printing paper in contact printing. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • printing frame — noun : a holder in which a photographic negative or positive is held in uniform close contact with sensitized material for exposing the latter to light in order to make a print * * * Photog. a shallow, boxlike device with a glass plate on one… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Printing frame — Копировальная рама, контактно копировальный станок; Светокопировальный аппарат; Трафаретная рама; Копировальная рама …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Printing frame glass — Стекло копировальной рамы …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • vacuum printing frame — noun A frame from which air can be exhausted to ensure close contact between the film image and plate • • • Main Entry: ↑vacuum …   Useful english dictionary

  • Clamp pressure printing frame — Копировальная рама с механическим прижимом …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Elevator-type vacuum printing frame — Пневматическая копировальная рама с поднимающимся стеклом …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Horizontal printing frame — Горизонтальная копировальная рама …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Mechanical pressure printing frame — Копировальная рама с механическим прижимом …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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