(fō′tō en grā′viŋ)
- a photomechanical process by which photographs are reproduced on relief printing plates
- a printing plate so made
- a print from such a plate
See photoengraving in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- The process of reproducing graphic material by transferring the image photographically to a plate or another surface, which is then etched for printing.
- A plate prepared by this process.
- A reproduction made by this process.