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A black liquid used for drawing in lithography and as a resist in etching and silk-screen work.

[German, back-formation from tuschen, to lay on colors, from French toucher, from Old French tochier, touchier, to touch; see touch.]


(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a substance used in lithography for drawing the design and as a resist in silk-screen printing and lithography
[from German, from tuschen to touch up with colour or ink, from French toucher to touch]


(ˈtʊʃ ə)

a greaselike liquid used in lithography as a medium receptive to lithographic ink, and in etching and silkscreen as a resist.
[1905–10; < German, n. derivative of tuschen to lay on color or ink < French toucher to touch]
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Board Members at Large - Marlon Tusche, Pertech Corp, Elizabeth, NJ; Craig Brunk, Strategic Ink Solutions, Arlington Height, IL; and John Toigo, Grand Rapids Printing Ink, Grand Rapids, MI.
A number of studies have demonstrated that elevated stress levels are associated with a reduction in the ability to recall certain events (Kramer, Buckhout, Fox, Widman & Tusche, 1991; Schwabe and Wolfe, 2010).
Vomel T (1984) Einfluss eines unspezifischen Immunstimulans auf die Phagozytose von Erythrozyten und Tusche durch das retikulohistiozytare System unterschiedlich alter, isoliert perfundierter Rattenlebern.
Later in the evening, Susanne Tusche from the town of Memmingen stood outside the Hippodrom tent, already off-limits to non-ticket holders, viewing the revelers through a window.