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let·ter·press

 (lĕt′ər-prĕs′)
n.
1.
a. The process of printing from a raised inked surface.
b. Something printed in this fashion.
2. Chiefly British The text, as of a book, distinct from illustrations or other ornamentation.
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letterpress

(ˈlɛtəˌprɛs)
n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding)
a. a method of printing in which ink is transferred from raised surfaces to paper by pressure; relief printing
b. matter so printed
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) text matter as distinct from illustrations
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let•ter•press

(ˈlɛt ərˌprɛs)

n.
1. the process of printing from letters or type in relief.
2. matter printed in such a manner.
adj.
3. set in letterpress: letterpress work.
[1750–60]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.letterpress - printing from a plate with raised charactersletterpress - printing from a plate with raised characters
printing process, printing - reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
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Translations
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letterpress

[ˈletəpres] N (= method, printed image) → impresión f tipográfica
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letterpress

[ˈlɛtərprɛs] n (= method) → typographie fletter quality nqualité f "courrier"letters patent [ˌlɛtərzˈpeɪtənt] nplbrevet m d'inventionletting agency [ˈlɛtɪŋ] nagence f de location
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letterpress

[ˈlɛtəˌprɛs] (Typ) n (method) → rilievografia; (printed page) → testo
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References in classic literature ?
I returned to my book--Bewick's History of British Birds: the letterpress thereof I cared little for, generally speaking; and yet there were certain introductory pages that, child as I was, I could not pass quite as a blank.
Indeed, he remembered that he had forgotten to consult the letterpress as to which it represented.
Recalls Tom, "There was a salesman for Gallus who kept calling me--he was very aggressive in trying to sell me a Gallus R 160 B, a full-blown UV letterpress machine that at the time was absolutely state-of-the-art, and the most advanced label press on the market," he says.
[USPRwire, Mon Oct 01 2018] Introduction: Flexography (abbreviated as flexo) is a form of rotary web letterpress, combining features of both rotogravure printing and letterpress which utilizes a flexible relief plate for printing.
In 2015, a group of current Newman staff and alumni founded the not-for-profit, Letterpress Project.
Havre de Grace, MD, April 26, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Glyph, a letterpress print studio, hosts 17 letterpress, paper and pen vendors at the Chesapeake Printers Fair this Saturday, April 28th from 10am to 3pm at their downtown location at 233 Saint John Street.
The limited-edition letterpress version of this book of poems features the artwork of Margot Voorhies Thompson, who worked closely with Woodard to "knit" their arts together.
Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, trained in Mainz, Germany, and operating out of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Thomas has turned (and translated) her six-month immersive printing education in the town where Gutenberg himself lived and worked into a successful career as a commercial letterpress printer at the forefront of an American revival in the craft.
established Porbeck printing in 1920 with five employees and a letterpress. The business now has 14 employees who operate with modern offset methods, and control has passed to Frank Porbeck Jr.
It was awarded in the letterpress category for the premium Japanese tea, "Keikacha." It received the award at a ceremony held at Labelexpo Americas 2016 in Chicago on September 13.
Letterpress printing was invented in the mid-15th century and remained a staple until well into the 19th century.