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Noun1.photomechanics - the process whereby printing surfaces (plates or cylinders) are produced by photographic methods; "photomechanics revolutionized the practice of printing"
photography - the process of producing images of objects on photosensitive surfaces
2.photomechanics - the technique of using photomechanical methods to make photographs into plates for printing
technique - a practical method or art applied to some particular task
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Recruitment of the works of design, layout, writing, photocomposition, photomechanics, printing and elaboration of the publication of municipal information Plaza Mayor.
New topics are included, covering biological materials, MEMS and NEMS, nanoindentation, digital photomechanics, photoacoustic characterization, and atomic force microscopy in experimental solid mechanics.
The perfection and distribution of products derived from these media--lithography in the middle of the 19th century and photography and photomechanics at the end of the same century--gave rise to a new relationship between the image and the visual imaginary: that which one imagined as "real" depended increasingly on verification by the image.