repro proof

repro proof
\\ˈrē(ˌ)prō\ noun or repro or reproduction proof (-s)
Etymology: repro short for reproduction
: a clean sharp proof made especially from a letterpress printing surface to serve as photographic copy for a printing plate (as for letterpress, offset, or gravure)

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Print.
a proof, usually pulled on glossy paper, of a fidelity suitable for reproduction by photography for making a plate. Also called repro, reproduction proof.
[1945-50]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • press proof — noun 1. : the last proof submitted before a printing order is sent to press 2. : a proof made on a printing press that is usually the press on which the job is to be printed to show general appearance, margins, and color 3. : repro proof * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • reproduction proof — Print. See repro proof. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

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