Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Paper to which a high gloss is imparted on both sides by packing each sheet between smooth plates of copper or zinc, and subjecting a pile of the sheets so packed to heavy pressure in a rolling-press. Supercalendering (which see) has entirely superseded this process.
  • noun A heavy, spongy paper used for taking impressions from engraved plates.

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Examples

  • Some Lichtdruck prints are printed upon thick plate-paper, and are ready for binding without further ado, these being for book illustrations.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 362, December 9, 1882

  • As his magazine was rolled to go through the mails, the pictures naturally suffered; Bok therefore decided to print a special edition of each important picture that he published, an edition on plate-paper, without text, and offered to his readers at ten cents a copy.

    A Signal Piece of Constructive Work

  • These were printed on plate-paper and the portfolio was offered by Bok to his readers for one dollar.

    A Signal Piece of Constructive Work

  • As his magazine was rolled to go through the mails, the pictures naturally suffered; Bok therefore decided to print a special edition of each important picture that he published, an edition on plate-paper, without text, and offered to his readers at ten cents a copy.

    A Dutch Boy Fifty Years After

  • As his magazine was rolled to go through the mails, the pictures naturally suffered; Bok therefore decided to print a special edition of each important picture that he published, an edition on plate-paper, without text, and offered to his readers at ten cents a copy.

    A Dutch Boy Fifty Years After

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