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lithography

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lithography

noun li·thog·ra·phy \li-ˈthä-grə-fē\

: a method of printing from a flat surface (such as a smooth stone or a metal plate) that has been prepared so that the ink will only stick to the design that will be printed

Full Definition of LITHOGRAPHY

1
:  the process of printing from a plane surface (as a smooth stone or metal plate) on which the image to be printed is ink-receptive and the blank area ink-repellent
2
:  the process of producing patterns on semiconductor crystals for use as integrated circuits

Origin of LITHOGRAPHY

German Lithographie, from lith- + -graphie -graphy
First Known Use: 1813

Other Fine Arts Terms

Gothic, baroque, bas-relief, limn, oeuvre, pastiche, rococo, sfumato

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