flexographic-printing

flexography

[flek-sog-ra-fee]
noun Printing.
a relief printing technique similar to letterpress that employs rubber or soft plastic plates, a simple inking system, and fast-drying inks.
Also called flexographic printing.


Origin:
1950–55; flex1 or flex2 + -o- + -graphy

flexographic [flek-suh-graf-ik] , adjective
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flexography (flɛkˈsɒɡrəfɪ)
 
n
1.  a method of rotary letterpress printing using a resilient printing plate and solvent-based ink: used characteristically for printing on metal foil or plastic
2.  matter printed by this method
 
flexographic
 
adj
 
flexo'graphically
 
adv

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