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letterpress

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Noun
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let=ter=press

CIDE DICTIONARY

letterpressn. 
     Print; letters and words impressed on paper or other material by types; -- often used of the reading matter in distinction from the illustrations.  [1913 Webster]
    "Letterpress printing, printing directly from type, in distinction from printing from plates."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

letterpress, n.
1 a the contents of an illustrated book other than the illustrations. b printed matter relating to illustrations.
2 printing from raised type, not from lithography or other planographic processes.

THESAURUS

letterpress

advance sheets, advertising matter, albertype, book printing, chromotypography, chromotypy, chromoxylography, collotype, color printing, electronography, electrostatic printing, graphic arts, gravure, halftone engraving, history of printing, impress, impression, imprint, job printing, letterpress photoengraving, line engraving, lithography, lithogravure, lithophotogravure, mackle, mimeograph, offcut, offprint, offset, offset lithography, onset, palaeotypography, photo-offset, photochemical process, photoengraving, photogelatin process, photographic reproduction, photography, photolithography, phototypography, phototypy, photozincography, planographic printing, planography, print, printed matter, printing, printmaking, publication, publishing, reading matter, reissue, relief printing, reprint, rotary photogravure, rotogravure, setoff, sheetwork, stamp, stencil, text, three-color printing, two-color printing, typography, typolithography, wood-block printing, xerography, xeroprinting, xylotypography, zincography

ROGET THESAURUS

letterpress

Printing

N printing, block printing, type-printing, plate printing, (engraving), the press, composition, print, letterpress, text, context, note, page, column, typography, stereotype, electrotype, aprotype, type, black letter, font, fount, pi, pie, capitals, brevier, bourgeois, pica boldface, capitals, caps, catchword, composing-frame, composing room, composing rule, composing stand, composing stick, italics, justification, linotype, live matter, logotype, lower case, upper case, make-up, matrix, matter, monotype, 4-1/2 point, 5 point, 5-1/2 point, 6 point, 7 point, 8 point, press room, press work, reglet, roman, running head, running title, scale, serif, shank, sheet work, shoulder, signature, slug, underlay, folio, copy, impression, pull, proof, revise, author's proof, galley proof, press proof, press revise, printer, compositor, reader, printer's devil copyholder, printed, in type, typographical, solid in galleys.


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