platemaker

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

plate +‎ maker

Noun[edit]

platemaker ‎(plural platemakers)

  1. One who produces plates (printing surfaces).
    • 2007 February 20, Steven Heller, “Joseph Low, 95, Illustrator of Children’s Books, Dies”, in New York Times[1]:
      Working as the sole writer, editor, illustrator, platemaker, compositor, proofreader and pressman, he published limited editions of short stories and poetry, illustrated with his own wood and linoleum cuts.