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rotogravure

Syllabification: ro·to·gra·vure
Pronunciation: /ˌrōdəɡrəˈvyo͝or
 
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Definition of rotogravure in English:

noun

1A printing system using a rotary press with intaglio cylinders, typically running at high speed and used for long print runs of magazines and stamps.
Example sentences
  • We operate out of two technologically advanced converting facilities, offering customers a choice of rotogravure or modified flexographic printing up to 10 colors.
  • Printing processes, including lithographic, flexographic and more advanced rotogravure, now can accommodate up to 10 colors and metallic inks.
  • Operating out of two facilities in Farmingdale, the company prints up to ten colors in either rotogravure or modified flexographic.
1.1chiefly North American A sheet or magazine printed by rotogravure, especially the color magazine of a Sunday newspaper.

Origin

early 20th century: from German Rotogravur, part of the name of a printing company.

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