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 (plə-nŏg′rə-fē, plā-)
A process for printing from a smooth surface, as lithography or offset.

pla′no·graph′ic (plā′nə-grăf′ĭk) adj.
pla′no·graph′i·cal·ly adv.


(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing any process, such as lithography, for printing from a flat surface
planographic adj
ˌplanoˈgraphically adv


(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.
pla`no•graph′i•cal•ly, adv.


Rare. the art of drawing maps or plans. — planographist, n. — planographic, planographical, adj.
See also: Drawing
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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)
printing process, printing - reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
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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On-site technical investigations aimed to identify buried walls routes, and thus to validate their presence in the camp planography, where "intuited" trajectories are drawn in dotted line (see Fig.
Potaissa camp planography (investigated area is marked in red)