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Definition of offset

[1] Indirect printing process, which is carried out by double transfer of the image: from a plate matrix to a rubber blanket and then onto the printing surface.

[2] Indirect printing process, similar to lithography, which uses metal plates and a rubber plate to transfer the image from the plate onto the paper.

Synonyms of offset

Related topics to offset

blanket, graphics, matrix, offset white


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