Definition of giclée in English:

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Pronunciation: /ZHēˈklā/
(also giclee)


1A technology for fine art or photograph reproduction using a high-quality inkjet printer to make individual copies.
Example sentences
  • The final public editions are enlarged and reproduced using giclée and other techniques.
  • That said, she does ultimately digitize the image in order to make a giclée print.
  • Hence the word ‘inkjet’ isn't exactly prominent in the marketing of giclée products, despite that being exactly what the process is.
1.1A print produced using the giclée process: 65 percent of galleries now sell giclées
More example sentences
  • His work will be reproduced in limited-edition giclees to be released by Side Roads this year.
  • Her limited-edition giclees will be published by New Era with prices starting at $695.
  • There are also geographic differences in the percentage of galleries that carry both types of giclees.

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Syllabification: gi·clée

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