[foh-toh-awf-set, -of-] /ˌfoʊ toʊˈɔfˌsɛt, -ˈɒf-/
a method of printing, based on photolithography, in which the inked image is transferred from the metal plate to a rubber surface and then to the paper.
verb (used with or without object), photo-offset, photo-offsetting.
to print by photo-offset.
(printing) an offset process in which the plates are produced photomechanically
noun 1. a brief period set aside for the media to take photographs of a high government official or celebrity, usually immediately before or after a newsworthy event. noun 1. an opportunity, either preplanned or accidental, for the press to photograph a politician, celebrity, or event
[foh-toh-ok-si-dey-shuh n] /ˌfoʊ toʊˌɒk sɪˈdeɪ ʃən/ noun, Chemistry. 1. oxidation induced by light.
- Photo-patch test
photo-patch test pho·to-patch test (fō’tō-pāch’) n. A test for contact photosensitization in which a patch containing the suspected sensitizer is applied to the skin for 48 hours; if there is no reaction, the area is exposed to a reddening dose of ultraviolet light; if the reaction is then positive, a more severe reaction develops at […]
[foh-top-uh-thee] /foʊˈtɒp ə θi/ noun 1. movement of an organism in response to the intensity of light, especially away from the source of light. 2. any condition or disease produced by the effect of light, especially in excessive amounts.