noun Date: 1872 1. a photomechanical process for making linecuts and halftone cuts by photographing an image on a metal plate and then etching 2. a. a plate made by photoengraving b. a print made from such a plate

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  • Photoengraving — Фотоцинкография, изготовление форм высокой печати; Форма высокой печати, клише; 1) фотоцинкография; Изготовление форм высокой печати; Форма высокой печати; Клише; 2) фотогравировальный; Фототипия; Фотоцинкография …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • photoengraving — v. reproduce a photograph onto a printing plate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • photoengraving — William Fox Talbot …   Inventors, Inventions

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