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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Lithography  \Li*thog"ra*phy\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  lithographie.] 
  The  art  or  process  of  putting  designs  or  writing,  with  a 
  greasy  material,  on  stone,  and  of  producing  printed 
  impressions  therefrom.  The  process  depends,  in  the  main,  upon 
  the  antipathy  between  grease  and  water,  which  prevents  a 
  printing  ink  containing  oil  from  adhering  to  wetted  parts  of 
  the  stone  not  covered  by  the  design.  See  {Lithographic 
  limestone},  under  {Lithographic}. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  method  of  planographic  printing  from  a  metal  or  stone 
  2:  the  act  of  making  a  lithographic  print 

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