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offset printing


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The process of printing by indirect image transfer, especially by using a metal or paper plate to ink a smooth rubber cylinder that transfers the ink to the paper.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A printing technique in which a lithographic image on an inked metal or stone plate is transferred first to a rubber sheet (usually on a cylinder) before transfer to the paper. Called also offset lithography.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper


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