xylography


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xy·log·ra·phy

 (zī-lŏg′rə-fē)
n.
1. Wood engraving, especially of an early period.
2. The art of printing texts or illustrations, sometimes with color, from woodblocks, as distinct from typography.

xy′lo·graph′ic (-lə-grăf′ĭk), xy′lo·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
xy′lo·graph′i·cal·ly adv.

xylography

(zaɪˈlɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the art, craft, or process of printing from wooden blocks
xyˈlographer n
xylographic, ˌxyloˈgraphical adj

xy•log•ra•phy

(zaɪˈlɒg rə fi)

n.
the art of engraving on wood, or of printing from such engravings.
[1810–20; < French xylographie. See xylo-, -graphy]
xy′lo•graph` (-ləˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf) n.
xy•log′ra•pher, n.
xy`lo•graph′ic (-ˈgræf ɪk) xy`lo•graph′i•cal, adj.

xylography

the art of engraving on wood for printing. — xylographer, n. — xylographic, xylographical, adj.
See also: Engraving
the art of engraving on wood or of printing from such engravings. — xylographer, n. — xylographic, xylographical, adj.
See also: Printing
Translations
dřevoryt
Xylographie
ksylografia
xylografia

xylography

[zaɪˈlɒgrəfɪ] Nxilografía f

xylography

nHolzschneidekunst f, → Xylografie f
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The art of wood engraving is called Xylography in Greek.
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