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photoengraving

noun pho·to·en·grav·ing

Definition of photoengraving

  1. 1 :  a photomechanical process for making linecuts and halftone cuts by photographing an image on a metal plate and then etching

  2. 2 a :  a plate made by photoengraving b :  a print made from such a plate



1872

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1872


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