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retroussage

noun ret·rous·sage \ ˌre‧trəˈsäzh \

Definition of retroussage

plural -s
:the wiping of an inked engraved plate with a cloth so as to draw up a slight amount of ink to the edges of the filled lines and soften the definition of the lines when printed

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Origin and Etymology of retroussage

French, act of tucking up, turning up, from retrousser to tuck up, turn up + -age


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retroussage

transitive verb \ " \

Definition of retroussage

-ed/-ing/-s
:to treat (an engraved plate) by retroussage

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