from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A planographic printing process using plates made according to a photographic image.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A lithographic procedure in which printing plates are made using a photographic process.
- n. An optical exposure process used in the manufacture of integrated circuits.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The art or process of producing photolithographs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art of fixing on the surface of a lithographic stone by the agency of the action of light upon bichromated gelatin combined with albumen, and by other manipulations, an image suitable for reproduction in ink by impression in the manner of an ordinary lithograph; also extended to include processes of similar character in which the transfer is not made to stone; specifically, the process of reproducing in ink any design or picture executed on prepared stone by means of photography, either directly or by transfers from photographs.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a planographic printing process using plates made from a photographic image
photo- + lithography (Wiktionary)