ben·​day ˈben-ˈdā How to pronounce benday (audio)
often capitalized
: involving a process for adding shaded or tinted areas made up of dots for reproduction by line engraving
benday transitive verb

Word History


Benjamin Day †1916 American printer

First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of benday was in 1903

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Cite this Entry

“Benday.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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