lithographic plate

lithographic plate

[‚lith·ə′graf·ik ′plāt]
(graphic arts)
A metal plate, usually having little porosity, on which an image is produced for lithographic printing.
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Mendez laboriously transferred Rodriguez's image, which depicts a mirror inside the artist's studio, from a Xerox print onto an aluminum lithographic plate, to whose surface some pulp remained adhered.
Prints usually have the artist's signature on them--either done by hand after the print is done, in the lithographic plate itself, or in some case, both.
Prints usually have the artist's signature on them -- either done by hand after the print is done, in the lithographic plate itself, or in some cases, both.
As part of its overall R&D program, Novelis said its scientists are working on a "radically different product" that will be much quicker and easier for lithographic plate producers to prepare for use, saving significant electrical energy and shortening process times.