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offset lithography


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offset lithography

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Printing method in which an image is created by lithographic technique, using the disaffinity of greasy and watery substances, and is then transferred from the stone or plate to an intermediary, such as a rubber blanket, and then offset onto the final surface. If this transfer process is used but the original image is other than lithographic, use the more general term "offset printing."

Variations

lithography, offset

offset

offset litho

Broader Term

lithography

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