gravure vs photogravure what difference

what is difference between gravure and photogravure

English

Etymology

Short for rotogravure.

Noun

gravure (countable and uncountable, plural gravures)

  1. (art, printing) A type of intaglio printing process, in which an image is engraved onto a rotating copper cylinder.
  2. (Japan) A style of Japanese softcore; glamour photography.

Related terms

Translations

See also

  • Rotogravure on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • gravure idol on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • verruga

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from French gravure.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɣraːˈvyː.rə/
  • Hyphenation: gra‧vu‧re
  • Rhymes: -yːrə

Noun

gravure f (plural gravures)

  1. engraving [From late 18th c.]

Related terms

  • graveren
  • graveur

Anagrams

  • graveur

French

Etymology

graver +‎ -ure

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡʁa.vyʁ/

Noun

gravure f (plural gravures)

  1. engraving
  2. (computing) burning (optical disc)
  3. A printing method using as printing form an engraved cylinder.

Descendants

  • Danish: gravure
  • Dutch: gravure

Further reading

  • “gravure” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • graveur


English

Etymology

photo- +‎ gravure

Noun

photogravure (countable and uncountable, plural photogravures)

  1. (uncountable) An intaglio process for printing photographic reproductions in newspapers and books.
  2. (countable) A print so made.

Synonyms

  • rotogravure

Translations

Verb

photogravure (third-person singular simple present photogravures, present participle photogravuring, simple past and past participle photogravured)

  1. To print by this process.

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