gravure gravure


  1. (n) a printing process that uses an etched or engraved plate; the plate is smeared with ink and wiped clean, then the ink left in the recesses makes the print
  2. (n) a printing plate used in the process of gravure
  3. (n) an intaglio print produced by gravure
  4. (n) the act of intaglio printing


  1. Moreover, a new printing technique called gravure had arisen to fill a growing need for fast color printing.
  2. It was the first time that any English newspaper had incorporated either gravure or color as a regular feature.
  3. It had 32 pages too, all gravure, with shots of the Westwall, the British Navy, the Royal Family, but no pictures of the war.


  • American Packaging Corporation Announces Rotogravure Expansion

    ROCHESTER, NY  – The Board of Directors of American Packaging Corporation is pleased to announce the approval of the next $18 million expansion project in Columbus WI at its Rotogravure Printing and Laminating Division.  This is one of several major expansions that have been approved in recent years for the company.  “American Packaging is a growth company with a long history in ...
    on August 30, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

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