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n. ~ 1. A process to reproduce photographic images as prints1 using a matrix1 and ink. - 2. A print made using such a process.

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Photomechanical processes often use a halftone screen to approximate the continuous tones of the original photograph. Because Woodburytypes and dye transfer prints can accurately reproduce a continuous-tone image with an optical quality of detail, they are often mistaken for photographs.