HyperDic: gravure

English > 4 senses of the word gravure:
NOUNcommunicationgravure, intaglio printing, intaglioa printing process that uses an etched or engraved plate
artifactgravurea printing plate used in the process of gravure
artifactgravure, photogravure, heliogravurean intaglio print produced by gravure
actgravurethe act of intaglio printing
English > gravure: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA printing process that uses an etched or engraved plate; the plate is smeared with ink and wiped clean, then the ink left in the recesses makes the print.
Synonymsintaglio printing, intaglio
Narrowerphotogravureprinting from an intaglio plate prepared by photographic methods
Broaderprinting, printing processreproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
Spanishgrabado
English > gravure: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA printing plate used in the process of gravure.
BroaderengravingA block or plate or other hard surface that has been engraved
English > gravure: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningAn intaglio print produced by gravure.
Synonymsphotogravure, heliogravure
BroaderprintA picture or design printed from an engraving
English > gravure: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of intaglio printing.
Narrowerphotogravure, rotogravureUsing photography to produce a plate / plate for printing
BroaderprintingThe business of producing printed material for sale or distribution
Spanishfotograbado, grabado
Catalangravat
Verbsengravecarve or cut into a block used for printing or print from such a block

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