photo-offset printing


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Noun1.photo-offset printing - a method of offset printing using photomechanical plates
offset printing, offset - a plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper
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At times the argument is not wholly clear: "With modern photo-offset printing, such an edition might still be reproducible in cheaper editions so long as no note numbers appear in the text itself, but this method is difficult and expensive" (105); therefore presumably not "cheaper." Not all the examples of "Editorial Procedure" seem well-chosen, particularly that from the Clarendon Massinger.
The Enterprise was among the first dailies to convert from hot type to photo-offset printing and to adopt electronic typesetting and use of computers.
In the 1960s, the industry changed from the hot-metal, letterpress era to photo-offset printing. Heller says printing relationships stayed the same through the upheaval from letterpress to offset.