Duotone Du"o*tone, n. [L. duo two + tone.] (Photoengraving) Any picture printed in two shades of the same color, as duotypes and duographs are usually printed. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • duotone — [do͞o′ō tōn΄, dyo͞o′ō tōn΄] n. Printing a halftone illustration made by using two negatives shot at slightly different angles so as to print in two tones of the same color or in two colors …   English World dictionary

  • Duotone — This article is about multitone printing. For the Kenny G album, see Duotones. A duotone image, made using black and blue inks in Photoshop. Duotone is a halftone reproduction of an image using the superimposition of one contrasting color… …   Wikipedia

  • duotone — n. & adj. Printing n. 1 a half tone illustration in two colours from the same original with different screen angles. 2 the process of making a duotone. adj. in two colours. Etymology: L duo two + TONE …   Useful english dictionary

  • duotone — /dooh euh tohn , dyooh /, adj. 1. of two tones or colors. n. 2. a picture in two tones or colors. 3. Print. a. a method of printing an illustration either in a dark and a tinted shade of the same color or in two different colors from two plates… …   Universalium

  • Duotone — Двухкрасочная полутоновая репродукция, дуплекс автотипия; Двукрасочная полутоновая репродукция; Дуплекс автотипия …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • duotone — ● np. tm? m. ►GRAPH Technique d impression (à l origine) puis purement graphique, consistant à rehausser une image en noir et blanc à l aide d une autre couleur …   Dictionnaire d'informatique francophone

  • duotone — [ dju:ətəʊn] noun a half tone illustration made from a single original with two colours at different screen angles …   English new terms dictionary

  • duotone — duo·tone …   English syllables

  • duotone — du•o•tone [[t]ˈdu əˌtoʊn, ˈdyu [/t]] n. pri a) a method of printing an illustration in two shades of the same color or in two different colors b) pri an illustration printed by this method • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • duotone — /ˈdjuətoʊn/ (say dyoohuhtohn) adjective 1. of or relating to a halftone illustration printed in two colours from two plates made from the same original but usually with different screen angles. –noun 2. such an illustration. 3. the process by… …   Australian English dictionary

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