Letterpress



[let-er-pres] /ˈlɛt ərˌprɛs/

noun
1.
the process of printing from or type in relief, rather than from intaglio plates or planographically.
2.
matter printed in such a manner.
3.
Chiefly British. printed text or reading matter, as distinguished from illustrations.
adverb
4.
by letterpress:
The circular should be printed letterpress, not offset.
adjective
5.
set in letterpress:
letterpress work.
/ˈlɛtəˌprɛs/
noun
1.

2.
text matter as distinct from illustrations

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