Definition of Relief printing

1. Noun. Printing from a plate with raised characters.

Exact synonyms: Letterpress
Generic synonyms: Printing, Printing Process



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Relief Printing

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relief printing (current term)
relief valve
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Literary usage of Relief printing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Publishers' and Stationers' Weekly Trade Circular by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia (1872)
"WE present in this issue a specimen of the improved Woodbury process of relief printing, produced by the Photo-relief printing Co., Philadelphia. ..."

2. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"... in a manner differing essentially from letter-press or relief printing on the one hand and steel and copper plate or intaglio printing on the other. ..."

3. A Manual of Photography: Founded on Hardwich's Photographic Chemistry by George Dawson, Thomas Frederick Hardwich (1873)
"WOODBURY'S PROCESS; OR PHOTO-relief printing. Any good Negative suits for this process, but the details of manipulation are not very easy. ..."

4. The Cyclopædia of Education: A Dictionary of Information for the Use of by Henry Kiddle, Alexander Jacob Schem (1883)
"The first book in English printed in relief was issued by James Uall.of Edinburgh, in 1827; and two years afterward, he introduced relief printing in London ..."

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