Ben Day process


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Ben Day process

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing a method of adding texture, shading, or detail to line drawings by overlaying a transparent sheet of dots or any other pattern during platemaking
[C20: named after Benjamin Day (1838–1916), American printer]
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Ben′ Day′

(or ben′day′) proc`ess

(ˈbɛn ˈdeɪ)
n.
a technique used in photoengraving to produce shading, texture, or tone by means of a patterned screen.
[1910–15; after Ben(jamin) Day (1838–1916), U.S. printer]
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