Definition of Benday

1. Verb. Reproduce by the Benday process.

Generic synonyms: Engrave, Etch



Definition of Benday

1. to reproduce using a certain process [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Benday

benchwork
bencyclane
bend
bend dexter
bend down
bend one's elbow
bend over
bend over backwards
bend sinister
bend somebody's ear
bend the truth
bendabilities
bendability
bendable
bendamustine
benday (current term)
bendayed
bendaying
bendays
bendazac
bendazolic acid
bended
bendee
bendees
bender
bender tent
benders
bendest
bendeth
bendier

Literary usage of Benday

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1. Switzerland: And the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy, and the Tyrol by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1877)
"... to the rocks »f Meillerie (p. 211) with two rowers 12, with three rowers 15 fr. Bookseller. benday at the Hôtel Monnet (also music, etc.). Physician«. ..."

2. The Author's Desk Book: Being a Reference Volume Upon Questions of the by William Dana Orcutt, ( (1914)
"benday Plates (e). — Plates made by laying shaded tints on copper or zinc, and etching them to produce colors or combination of colors when printed. ..."

3. How to Teach Art to Children: Grades 1-6by Tanya Skelton, Joy Evans by Tanya Skelton, Joy Evans (2001)
"His paintings are made up of dots to imitate the "benday" dots used to mass print images in books and papers. Literature References Andy Warhol (Essential ..."

4. The Mailbag (1918)
"benday backgrounds on half-tones, vertical and horizontal routings on screen plates, bring a finish to photographs that really is remarkable. ..."

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