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li·thog·ra·phy

 (lĭ-thŏg′rə-fē)
n.
A printing process in which the image to be printed is rendered on a flat surface, as on sheet zinc or aluminum, and treated to retain ink while the nonimage areas are treated to repel ink.
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lithography

(lɪˈθɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a method of printing from a metal or stone surface on which the printing areas are not raised but made ink-receptive while the non-image areas are made ink-repellent
[C18: from New Latin lithographia, from litho- + -graphy]
liˈthographer n
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li•thog•ra•phy

(lɪˈθɒg rə fi)

n.
a printing technique by which the image to be printed is fixed on a stone or metal plate with a combination of ink-absorbent and ink-repellent vehicles.
[1700–10; < New Latin lithographia. See litho-, -graphy]
lith•o•graph•ic (ˌlɪθ əˈgræf ɪk) lith`o•graph′i•cal, adj.
lith`o•graph′i•cal•ly, adv.
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lithography

1. the art or process of producing an image on a flat, specially prepared stone, treating the items to be printed with a greasy substance to which ink adheres, and of taking impressions from this on paper.
2. a similar process in which the stone is replaced by a zinc or aluminum plate, often provided with a photosensitive surface for reproducing an image photographically. — lithographer, n.lithographic, adj.
See also: Printing
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lithography

1. Printing from a design drawn in greasy crayon directly on a slab of stone or other smooth surface. Ink rolled over the stone adheres only to the drawing to create the printed image.
2. A form of planographic printing invented in 1798.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lithography - a method of planographic printing from a metal or stone surface
planographic printing, planography - the process of printing from a surface on which the printing areas are not raised but are ink-receptive (as opposed to ink repellent)
photolithography - a planographic printing process using plates made from a photographic image
chromolithography - single- or multi-color lithography
offset lithography - offset printing by lithography
2.lithography - the act of making a lithographic print
printmaking - artistic design and manufacture of prints as woodcuts or silkscreens
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Translations
kamenotisklitografie

lithography

[lɪˈθɒgrəfɪ] Nlitografía f
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lithography

[lɪˈθɒgrəfi] nlithographie f
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lithography

nLithografie f, → Steindruck m
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lithography

[lɪˈθɒgrəfɪ] nlitografia
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