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Of, relating to, or involving any of various methods by which plates are prepared for printing by means of photography.

pho′to·me·chan′i·cal·ly adv.


(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) of or relating to any of various methods by which printing plates are made using photography
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a final paste-up of artwork or typeset matter or both for photographing and processing into a printing plate
Often shortened to: mechanical
ˌphotomeˈchanically adv


(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.
pho`to•me•chan′i•cal•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.photomechanical - of or relating to or involving various methods of using photography to make plates for printing
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This flawless photomechanically reproduced Clearfield Company edition is enhanced with an informed and informative new introduction by William K.
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The illustrations for the two Grace Campbell novels were based on original wood engravings, "transferred photomechanically to more durable printing blocks.