benday

adjective, often capitalized
ben·​day | \ ˈben-ˈdā How to pronounce benday (audio) \

Definition of benday

: involving a process for adding shaded or tinted areas made up of dots for reproduction by line engraving

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benday transitive verb

First Known Use of benday

1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for benday

Benjamin Day †1916 American printer

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“Benday.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bendaying. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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