flexography

noun
flex·​og·​ra·​phy | \ flek-ˈsä-grə-fē How to pronounce flexography (audio) \

Definition of flexography

: a process of rotary letterpress printing using flexible plates and fast-drying inks

Other Words from flexography

flexographic \ ˌflek-​sə-​ˈgra-​fik How to pronounce flexography (audio) \ adjective
flexographically \ ˌflek-​sə-​ˈgra-​fi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce flexography (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of flexography

1954, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for flexography

flex(ible) + -o- + -graphy

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“Flexography.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flexography. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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