linocut
noun Date: 1907 a print made from a design cut into a mounted piece of linoleum

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  • Linocut — is a printmaking technique, a variant of woodcut in which a sheet of linoleum (sometimes mounted on a wooden block) is used for the relief surface. A design is cut into the linoleum surface with a sharp knife, V shaped chisel or gouge, with the… …   Wikipedia

  • linocut — [lī′nō kut΄, lī′nəkut΄] n. [ LINO(LEUM) + CUT] 1. a design cut into the surface of a block of linoleum 2. a print made from this …   English World dictionary

  • linocut — /luy neuh kut /, n. 1. a cut made from a design cut into linoleum mounted on a block of wood. 2. a print made from such a cut. [1905 10; LINO(LEUM) + CUT] * * * ▪ print also called  linoleum cut        type of print made from a sheet of linoleum… …   Universalium

  • linocut — UK [ˈlaɪnəʊˌkʌt] / US [ˈlaɪnəˌkʌt] noun Word forms linocut : singular linocut plural linocuts art 1) [countable] a picture printed from a pattern cut into a piece of linoleum fixed to a block of wood 2) [uncountable] the art of cutting a pattern… …   English dictionary

  • linocut — li·no·cut || laɪnəʊkÊŒt n. design cut in relief on a linoleum block (for printing); print made from such a linocut …   English contemporary dictionary

  • linocut — noun A variant of woodcut in which a block of linoleum is used for the relief surface …   Wiktionary

  • Linocut — Линогравюра …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • linocut — li|no|cut [ˈlaınəukʌt US nou ] n [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: linoleum + cut] 1.) [U] the art of cutting a pattern on a block of linoleum 2.) a picture printed from such a block …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • linocut — li|no|cut [ laınə,kʌt ] noun 1. ) count a picture printed from a pattern cut into a piece of linoleum attached to a block of wood 2. ) uncount the art of cutting a pattern into linoleum …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • linocut —    Linoleum cut …   Glossary of Art Terms

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