photo-offset
noun Date: 1926 offset printing from photolithographic plates

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • photo-offset — [fōt΄ō ôf′set΄] n. a method of offset printing in which the text or pictures are photographically transferred to a metal plate from which inked impressions are made on the rubber roller …   English World dictionary

  • photo-offset — /foh toh awf set , of /, n., v., photo offset, photo offsetting. n. 1. a method of printing, based on photolithography, in which the inked image is transferred from the metal plate to a rubber surface and then to the paper. v.t., v.i. 2. to print …   Universalium

  • photo-offset — pho•to off•set [[t]ˌfoʊ toʊˈɔfˌsɛt, ˈɒf [/t]] n. v. set, set•ting 1) pri a method of printing, based on photolithography, in which the inked image is transferred from the metal plate to a rubber surface and then to the paper 2) pri to print by… …   From formal English to slang

  • photo-offset — noun A method of offset printing that uses photomechanical plates Syn: photo off setting …   Wiktionary

  • photo offset — Synonyms and related words: albertype, book printing, chromotypography, chromotypy, chromoxylography, collotype, color printing, electronography, electrostatic printing, graphic arts, gravure, halftone engraving, history of printing, job printing …   Moby Thesaurus

  • photo-offset — /foʊtoʊ ˈɒfsɛt/ (say fohtoh ofset) noun a method of printing similar to offset lithography (see offset def. 13), in which the text or designs are impressed on metal plates by photography …   Australian English dictionary

  • photo-offset — noun offset printing using plates made photographically …   English new terms dictionary

  • photo-offset — n. offset printing with plates made photographically …   Useful english dictionary

  • Photo-offset — Фотоофсет …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • photo-offset printing — noun a method of offset printing using photomechanical plates • Syn: ↑photo offset • Hypernyms: ↑offset, ↑offset printing …   Useful english dictionary

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