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Of, relating to, or involving any of various methods by which plates are prepared for printing by means of photography.
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(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) of or relating to any of various methods by which printing plates are made using photography
nOften shortened to: mechanical
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a final paste-up of artwork or typeset matter or both for photographing and processing into a printing plate
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pho•to•me•chan•i•cal(ˌfoʊ toʊ məˈkæn ɪ kəl)
noting or pertaining to any of various processes for printing from plates or surfaces prepared by the aid of photography.
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