letterpress

letterpress
Synonyms and related words:
advance sheets, advertising matter, albertype, book printing, chromotypography, chromotypy, chromoxylography, collotype, color printing, electronography, electrostatic printing, graphic arts, gravure, halftone engraving, history of printing, impress, impression, imprint, job printing, letterpress photoengraving, line engraving, lithography, lithogravure, lithophotogravure, mackle, mimeograph, offcut, offprint, offset, offset lithography, onset, palaeotypography, photo-offset, photochemical process, photoengraving, photogelatin process, photographic reproduction, photography, photolithography, phototypography, phototypy, photozincography, planographic printing, planography, print, printed matter, printing, printmaking, publication, publishing, reading matter, reissue, relief printing, reprint, rotary photogravure, rotogravure, setoff, sheetwork, stamp, stencil, text, three-color printing, two-color printing, typography, typolithography, wood-block printing, xerography, xeroprinting, xylotypography, zincography

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  • Letterpress — Let ter*press ( t[ e]r*pr[e^]s ), n. Print; letters and words impressed on paper or other material by types; often used of the reading matter in distinction from the illustrations. [1913 Webster] Letterpress printing, printing directly from type …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • letterpress — letterpress; non·letterpress; …   English syllables

  • letterpress — [let′ərpres΄] n. 1. a) the method of printing from raised surfaces, as set type: cf. OFFSET b) matter printed by this method 2. Chiefly Brit. reading matter, as distinguished from illustrations …   English World dictionary

  • letterpress — /let euhr pres /, n. 1. the process of printing from letters or type in relief, rather than from intaglio plates or planographically. 2. matter printed in such a manner. 3. Chiefly Brit. printed text or reading matter, as distinguished from… …   Universalium

  • letterpress — n. process of printing from a raised inked surface; something printed using the letterpress process; (British) printed text (as opposed to illustrations) adj. printed by letterpress, printed from a raised inked surface …   English contemporary dictionary

  • letterpress — let•ter•press [[t]ˈlɛt ərˌprɛs[/t]] n. 1) pri the process of printing from letters or type in relief 2) pri matter printed in such a manner 3) pri set in letterpress: letterpress work[/ex] • Etymology: 1750–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • letterpress — Высокая печать (Letterpress)     Традиционный метод печати с рельефных форм, образуемых наборным шрифтом [шрифт, состоящий из заранее заготовленных типовых знаков, предназначенные для набора текста], который набирается в строки, колонки и полосы… …   Шрифтовая терминология

  • Letterpress printing — is a term for printing text with movable type, in which the raised surface of the type is inked and then pressed against a smooth substance to obtain an image in reverse. In addition to the direct impression of inked movable type onto paper or… …   Wikipedia

  • letterpress printing — or relief printing or typographic printing In commercial printing, process by which many copies are produced by repeated direct impression of an inked, raised surface against sheets or a continuous roll of paper. Letterpress is the oldest… …   Universalium

  • letterpress — noun Date: circa 1765 1. the process of printing from an inked raised surface especially when the paper is impressed directly upon the surface 2. chiefly British text (as of a book) distinct from pictorial illustrations …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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