woodcut

A print formed from a design carved in relief on the plank surface of a woodblock. The background is cut away leaving the design raised, and it is this which receives the ink. The inked design prints and the background remains free of ink. In a wood engraving, the design is cut into the endgrain surface so that the background is in relief and takes …...

woodcut

A block of wood which is engraved for printing or the resulting product of its use.
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woodcut

[n] - an engraving made from a woodcut 2. [n] - engraving consisting of a block of wood with a design cut into it
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woodcut

Print made by a woodblock in which a picture or design has been cut in relief. Areas that are intended to be white are cut away leaving the raised remainder to catch and transfer the ink, which is...
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Woodcut

A block of wood with a design carved into it and non-printing areas cut away. The woodcut is inked and pressed against stock to make an image.
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Woodcut

A method of relief printing from a block of wood cut along the grain. The block is carved so that an image stands out in relief. The relief image is then inked and paper placed against its surface and run through a press. It is possible to make a woodcut without a press (Japanese Ukiyo-e prints for example) by placing the inked block against a shee...
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Woodcut

Wood'cut` noun An engraving on wood; also, a print from it. Same as Wood cut , under Wood .
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woodcut

An engraving on wood; also, a print from it. Same as Wood cut, under Wood. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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woodcut

wood block noun engraving consisting of a block of wood with a design cut into it; used to make prints
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Woodcut

• (n.) An engraving on wood; also, a print from it. Same as Wood cut, under Wood.
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woodcut

technique of printing designs from planks of wood incised parallel to the vertical axis of the wood`s grain. It is one of the oldest methods of ... [18 related articles]
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woodcut

Print made by a woodblock in which a picture or design has been cut in relief. Areas that are intended to be white are cut away leaving the raised remainder to catch and transfer the ink, which is usually black. The woodcut is the oldest method of printing, invented in China in the 5th century AD. In the Middle Ages woodcuts became popular in Europ...
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woodcut

A print formed from a design carved in relief on the plank surface of a woodblock. The background is cut away leaving the design raised, and it is this which receives the ink. The inked design prints and the background remains free of ink. In a wood engraving, the design is cut into the endgrain surface so that the background is in relief and take....
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Woodcut

A print made by cutting a design in side-grain of a block of wood, also called a woodblock print. The ink is transferred from the raised surfaces to paper.
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woodcut

A type of relief print made from an image that is left raised on a block of wood.
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Woodcut

Woodcut—occasionally known as xylography—is a relief printing artistic technique in printmaking in which an image is carved into the surface of a block of wood, with the printing parts remaining level with the surface while the non-printing parts are removed, typically with gouges. The areas to show `white` are cut away with a knife or chise.....
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woodcut

An illustration made from a highly polished block of wood. Also known as wood engraving. See also cut.
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