block printing


block printing
block printing
n.
printing of designs, drawings, etc. from engraved blocks coated with ink or dyes

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  • Block printing — Block Block (bl[o^]k), n. [OE. blok; cf. F. bloc (fr. OHG.), D. & Dan. blok, Sw. & G. block, OHG. bloch. There is also an OHG. bloch, biloh; bi by + the same root as that of E. lock. Cf. {Block}, v. t., {Blockade}, and see {Lock}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Block printing — Printing Print ing, n. The act, art, or practice of impressing letters, characters, or figures on paper, cloth, or other material; the business of a printer, including typesetting and presswork, with their adjuncts; typography; also, the act of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • block printing — noun Printing from hand carved or engraved blocks, now used for specialist books, wallpaper and textiles • • • Main Entry: ↑block * * * block printing, a printing from engraved or carved blocks of wood or other material. It is used chiefly for… …   Useful english dictionary

  • block printing — n. printing of designs, drawings, etc. from engraved blocks coated with ink or dyes * * * …   Universalium

  • block printing —    Printing methods in which a block of wood, linoleum or some other material s surface is carved so that an image can be printed from it uncarved areas receiving ink which transfers to another surface when the block is pressed against it. Also… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • block printing — /blɒk ˈprɪntɪŋ/ (say blok printing) noun printing in which the characters are carved in relief on blocks of wood, which are then covered with ink and stamped onto paper …   Australian English dictionary

  • Block printing — Печатание с деревянных клише; ксилография …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • linoleum-block printing — noun : relief printing from a carved linoleum block compare block print …   Useful english dictionary

  • Linoleum-block printing — Печатание линогравюр; печатание с клише на линолеуме …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Printing — is a process for reproducing text and image, typically with ink on paper using a printing press. It is often carried out as a large scale industrial process, and is an essential part of publishing and transaction printing.HistoryWoodblock… …   Wikipedia