offset lithography

offset lithography
noun
offset printing by lithography
Hypernyms: ↑lithography

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noun
see offset I, 8b

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Lithog.
offset (def. 6).
[1955-60]

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offset printing, offset lithography or offset-litho printing noun
A method of printing lithographs, etc, by first taking an impression from a plate on a rubber cylinder and then transferring the impression to paper or metal, etc, using oil-based ink
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