photogravure[fōt′ō grə vyo̵or′]
photogravure definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- a photochemical process by which photographs are reproduced on intaglio printing plates or cylinders
- a plate or cylinder so made
- a print from such a plate, usually with a satinlike finish
Origin: French ; from photo (contr. ; from photographe ; from photograph) plush gravure, engraving ; from graver: see engrave
photogravure definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The process of printing from an intaglio plate, etched according to a photographic image.