deep etch

noun

Definition of deep etch

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: the etching of an offset printing plate to such a degree that the printing area becomes slightly recessed and thereby productive of sharper definition and longer runs

deep-etch

adjective

Definition of deep-etch (Entry 2 of 3)

: involving the use of plates made by deep etch printing by deep-etch offset

deep-etch

transitive verb
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Definition of deep-etch (Entry 3 of 3)

: to produce (a plate) by deep etch

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“Deep etch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deep%20etch. Accessed 29 May. 2022.

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