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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The process of obtaining an etched or engraved plate from the photographic image, to be used in printing; also, a picture produced by such a process.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A common name for many processes by which a photograph may be made to afford a plate-matrix from which can be taken prints in ink corresponding to the original of the photographic image.
  • n. A print or plate made by photography and developed by etching for use on a type-printing press.

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

  • n. an engraving used to reproduce an illustration


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