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pho·to·gra·vure

 (fō′tə-grə-vyo͝or′)
n.
The process of printing from an intaglio plate, etched according to a photographic image.

photogravure

(ˌfəʊtəʊɡrəˈvjʊə)
n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) any of various methods in which an intaglio plate for printing is produced by the use of photography
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) matter printed from such a plate
Former name: heliogravure
[C19: from photo- + French gravure engraving]

pho•to•gra•vure

(ˌfoʊ tə grəˈvyʊər, -ˈgreɪ vyər)

n.
1. a process, based on photography, by which an intaglio engraving is formed on a metal plate, from which ink reproductions are made.
2. the plate itself.
3. a print made from it.
[1875–80]
pho`to•gra•vure′ist, n.

photogravure

1. a form of photoengraving in which the photograph is reproduced on an intaglio surface and then transferred to paper.
2. the photograph produced by this process.
See also: Photography
1. a form of photoengraving in which the photograph is reproduced on an intaglio surface and then transferred to paper.
2. the photograph produced by this process.
See also: Engraving
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.photogravure - printing from an intaglio plate prepared by photographic methods
gravure, intaglio, intaglio printing - a printing process that uses an etched or engraved plate; the plate is smeared with ink and wiped clean, then the ink left in the recesses makes the print
rotogravure - printing by transferring an image from a photogravure plate to a cylinder in a rotary press
2.photogravure - an intaglio print produced by gravure
print - a picture or design printed from an engraving
3.photogravure - using photography to produce a plate for printing
gravure - the act of intaglio printing
Translations

photogravure

[ˌfəʊtəgrəˈvjʊəʳ] Nfotograbado m

photogravure

nFotogravüre f, → Heliogravüre f

photogravure

[ˌfəʊtəʊgrəˈvjʊəʳ] nfotoincisione f
References in classic literature ?
They will glance at the photogravures of our nearly defunct sailing-ships with a cold, inquisitive and indifferent eye.
Curtis's masterpiece, The North America Indian, a series of 20 bound books, each accompanied by a portfolio of photogravures (fine art intaglio-printed photographs).
Each of the books in Curtis's 20-book series was accompanied by a portfolio of photogravures (fine art intaglio-printed photographs).
Taking its title from a collection by Syrian poet and critic Adunis, her 2015 series "The Pages of Day and Night," is comprised of photogravures (printing plates derived from photos) of plants taken from the Copenhagen herbarium.
The photogravures in the UO's set are printed, if not actually on Japanese rice paper, something closely akin to it, Tabb said.
Drawn from his own personal collection of photogravures, collotypes, cyanotypes, engravings, stereoviews, cartes de visites, and more, he offers us an intimate mirror of a ghostly Jamaica in silver gelatin and albumen print, in an age before the tropical colors of turquoise blue sea and deep greenery tinged our collective imaginary of the Caribbean.
The April 1884 issue of Bulletin de la societe francaise de photographic contained an announcement praising the photogravures perfected by Goupil & Cie.
Upon its completion in 1930, the work, titled The North American Indian, consisted of 20 volumes, each containing 75 hand-pressed photogravures (intaglio printing with copper plates) and 300 pages of text.
Nathalie Levasseur, originaire de Thetford Mines, s'approprie les paysages miniers de son enfance, par l'intermediaire de sculptures, photogravures, videos-performance et installation <<vivante>> afin de stimuler une reflexion sur notre patrimoine paysager.
Curtis (18681952), the quixotic photographer who devoted thirty years of his life to The North American Indian, a twenty-volume set of brown-ink photogravures and related materials published between 1907 and 1930.
This solicitation must allow the award of a framework agreement is to define the terms of this agreement and subsequent contracts for carrying out the work of photogravures printed books published by the National Library of France (BNF ) - Scientific publications requiring ongoing work of printing in black and white : - Scientific publications require high quality work in full color or black and white, : - Works of prestige widely in color (4 colors or more) or in black and white : - Works of exceptional quality, especially those requiring the use of the tritone.
Wonk began writing the poems that make up the literary half of Nocturnes when he saw several photogravures that Sacabo had printed.