rotogravure[rōt′ə grə vyo̵or′, rōt′ə grāv′yər]
- a printing process using photogravure cylinders on a rotary press
- a print or newspaper pictorial section printed by this process
Origin: from Classical Latin rota, wheel plush gravure
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- An intaglio printing process in which letters and pictures are transferred from an etched copper cylinder to a web of paper, plastic, or similar material in a rotary press.
- Printed material, such as a newspaper section, produced by this process.
Origin: Latin rota, wheel; see ret- in Indo-European roots + gravure.