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

  • n. The process of reproducing graphic material by transferring the image photographically to a plate or another surface, which is then etched for printing.
  • n. A plate prepared by this process.
  • n. A reproduction made by this process.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A process of transferring a photographic image onto a plate which is then etched and printed
  • n. A plate or reproduction made using this process
  • v. Present participle of photoengrave.


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photo- +‎ engraving


  • A photoengraving plant the British loaned him printed phony identification documents for agents.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • An even better idea was halftone photoengraving, introduced by Frederic Ives six years later, which made any manual process obsolete, and doomed Kaolatype, and led indirectly to the lithographic dynasty of another Ives, James, and his partner Nathaniel Currier.

    Mark Twain

  • The pioneer photographer had gone home to America to work in the photoengraving business, but before long he was embarked on a battle to make the “craft” of photography accepted as a tool of artistic expression.

    Portrait of An Artist

  • He put up the money for him to open a photoengraving shop with two partners.

    Portrait of An Artist

  • After a few years, Alfred withdrew from the photoengraving business, which was not a commercial success.

    Portrait of An Artist

  • There is no well organized system for training apprentices in photoengraving, stereotyping, and electrotyping, or in any of the lithographic trades, except that of poster artist, in which an efficient and strictly regulated system of apprenticeship is maintained.

    Wage Earning and Education

  • Average daily earnings in photoengraving, stereotyping, electrotyping, and lithographing occupations, 1915 205

    Wage Earning and Education

  • Other departments of the printing industry are photoengraving, stereotyping, electrotyping, and lithographing.

    Wage Earning and Education

  • There are about 100 men in the city engaged in the different processes of photoengraving.

    Wage Earning and Education

  • Blocks produced by the photoengraving and other mechanical processes.

    Up To Date Business Home Study Circle Library Series (Volume II.)


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