Definition of relief printing in English:

relief printing

Line breaks: re¦lief print|ing

noun

[mass noun]
Printing from raised images, as in letterpress and flexography.
More example sentences
  • Printmaking knows two groups of techniques: relief printing and intaglio printing.
  • The problem with relief printing is that the artist must carve the image, and the carving action is unnatural to an artist who normally works in a medium like paint and pencil.
  • Woodcut illustration was well suited to the printed book, since woodblocks and type both require relief printing and can thus be printed simultaneously.

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