photoengraving

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noun pho·to·en·grav·ing \ˌfō-tō-in-ˈgrā-viŋ\

Definition of photoengraving

  1. 1 :  a photomechanical process for making linecuts and halftone cuts by photographing an image on a metal plate and then etching

  2. 2a :  a plate made by photoengravingb :  a print made from such a plate

First Known Use of photoengraving

1864


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