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[foh-toh-muh-kan-i-kuh l] /ˌfoʊ toʊ məˈkæn ɪ kəl/

noting or pertaining to any of various processes for printing from plates or surfaces prepared by the aid of photography.
of or relating to any of various methods by which printing plates are made using photography
a final paste-up of artwork or typeset matter or both for photographing and processing into a printing plate


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