Ben' Day' proc"ess
Pronunciation: (ben' dā'), [key] Photoengraving.
a technique for producing shading, texture, or tone in line drawings and photographs by overlaying a fine screen or a pattern of dots on the original artwork, on a negative of it, or on the plate before etching. Also,Ben'day' proc"ess.
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