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A process for printing from a smooth surface, as lithography or offset.
pla′no·graph′ic (plā′nə-grăf′ĭk) adj.
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(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing any process, such as lithography, for printing from a flat surface
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pla•nog•ra•phy(pləˈnɒg rə fi)
the art or technique of printing from a flat surface directly or by offset.
pla•no•graph•ic (ˌpleɪ nəˈgræf ɪk, ˌplæn ə-) adj.
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Rare. the art of drawing maps or plans. — planographist, n. — planographic, planographical, adj.See also: Drawing
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|Noun||1.||planography - the process of printing from a surface on which the printing areas are not raised but are ink-receptive (as opposed to ink repellent)|
collotype, collotype printing, photogelatin process - a photomechanical printing process that uses a glass plate with a gelatin surface that carries the image to be reproduced; can be used with one or more colors
lithography - a method of planographic printing from a metal or stone surface
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