flock printing

noun

: a process in which material (as flock or metallic powder) is dusted or sprayed over matter (as Christmas cards or wallpaper) previously printed with an adhesive (as glue or varnish)

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“Flock printing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flock%20printing. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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