halftone vs photoengraving what difference

what is difference between halftone and photoengraving

English

Etymology

half- +‎ tone

Alternative forms

  • half-tone

Noun

halftone (plural halftones)

  1. (music) Synonym of semitone, half the interval between two notes on a scale.
  2. (printing) A picture made by using the process of half-toning.
  3. (art) An intermediate or middle tone in a painting, engraving, photograph, etc.; a middle tint, neither very dark nor very light.

Translations

Verb

halftone (third-person singular simple present halftones, present participle halftoning, simple past and past participle halftoned)

  1. To reproduce a photograph or other continuous tone image by the use of dots of various sizes.

References

  • OED2

Anagrams

  • half note


English

Etymology

photo- +‎ engraving

Noun

photoengraving (countable and uncountable, plural photoengravings)

  1. (uncountable) A process of transferring a photographic image onto a plate which is then etched and printed.
  2. (countable) A plate or reproduction made using this process.

Verb

photoengraving

  1. present participle of photoengrave

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