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photo-offset

[foh-toh-awf-set, -of-] /ˌfoʊ toʊˈɔfˌsɛt, -ˈɒf-/
noun
1.
a method of printing, based on photolithography, in which the inked image is transferred from the metal plate to a rubber surface and then to the paper.
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), photo-offset, photo-offsetting.
2.
to print by photo-offset.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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British Dictionary definitions for photooffset

photo-offset

noun
1.
(printing) an offset process in which the plates are produced photomechanically
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