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Definition of the noun monotype
What does monotype mean as a name of something?
noun - plural:
- monotype: monotypes
- Monotype: Monotypes
- (biology) a taxonomic group with a single member (a single species or genus)
- the sole print made by pressing paper against a painted or inked glass or metal plate
- a typesetting machine operated from a keyboard that sets separate characters
Alternative definition of the noun monotype
- [context: arts, printing] A print made by creating the design using oil paint or printer's ink on metal or glass, then transferring the image directly to paper.
Monotype is a record label.
- official website: www.monotyperecords.com
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Monotype
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Fourth Estate (1917)
A Weekly Newspaper for Publishers, Advertisers, Advertising Agents and Allied Interests
“The Monotype is a daily demonstration of efficiency and economy. We believe it to be an absolute essential of every news- NON-DISTRIBUTION : Th aper composing room.”—St. Paul Dail ->'' -...
Editor and Publisher (1917)
“The Monotype is a daily demonstration of efficiency and economy. We believe it to be an absolute essential of every newspaper composing room.”—St. Paul Daily News.
Makers of Many Things (2015)
by Eva March Tappan
The reason why the machine is called a monotype is that the letters are made one at a time, and monos is the Greek ...
by Margaret Lazzari, Dona Schlesier
Monotype is a final category of printmaking that is closer to painting and produces a single impression. relief In relief printing, non-printing areas are cut away from a smooth surface, so that the areas to be printed are left higher. Ink is applied to ...
by Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
A monotype is a unique impression of an image created on a flat, usually nonporous surface and transferred by printing onto paper. It is the print medium closest to painting, but the hardness of the surface on which the image is made allows ...
The monotype is a print produced from a painting usually done in oils diluted with benzine on a metal or porcelain plate and transferred to a paper in the manner of printing an etching. It is very widely practiced by many painters, who turn to it ...
Pastel Innovations (2017)
60+ Creative Techniques and Exercises for Painting with Pastels by Dawn Emerson
The monotype is a unique process that crosses boundaries between painting, drawing and printmaking and is often referred to as the “painterly print.” A monotype is made by adding or subtracting ink onto a surface called a “plate,” and then ...
The Painterly Print (1980)
Monotypes from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century ; [exhibition] The Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 1-June 29, 1980, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, July 29-September 28, 1981 by Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.), Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
l The monotype is a harmony of colors-red, brown, orange, green, yellow, blue-gray, ...
To See Every Bird on Earth (2006)
A Father, a Son, and a Lifelong Obsession by Dan Koeppel
(A monotype is a bird with only itself as a relative, ...
by Dov M. Gabbay, Franz Guenthner
A monotype is a type containing no type variables.
The New Creative Artist (2006)
by Nita Leland
A monotype is a single image printed from a flat, painted-surface plate. This differs from a monoprint, which is a single image incorporating one or more additional printmaking processes. A monotype has a delightfully different look and feel ...
Exercises for Combining Colored Pencils with Your Favorite Mediums by Carlynne Hershberger, Kelli Money Huff
A monotype is a single print, hand-pulled by the artist from a plate that has been inked or painted. Monotypes can be made with or without a press.As the name implies, only one print is made, since there is usually enough ink or paint for only ...
Thinking Print (1996)
Books to Billboards, 1980-95 by Deborah Wye
A monotype is a monoprint that transfers its imagery from a flat surface that has been simply drawn or painted upon with ink. The examples in this exhibition were executed in thematic series and were accomplished with the help of professional ...
The Dictionary of the Book (2016)
A Glossary for Book Collectors, Booksellers, Librarians, and Others by Sidney E. Berger
Monotype keyboard, showing the roll of paper (above the keyboard) that will be punched with holes. Courtesy Claire and David Bolton, Alembic Press. Monotype casting machine. Courtesy Claire and David Bolton, Alembic Press. A roll of ...
by Gerald W. R. Ward
785–97 Monotype. Type of print and the process in which a drawing or painting executed on a flat, unworked printing plate or other surface is transferred through pressure to a sheet of paper. As most of the image is transferred in the printing ...
Volume 1: Uppercase, Upright Fonts - Sans Serif, Serif, Condensed by Thomas V Skrivan
MT Monotype Typography Inc. Monotype Corporation MvB MvB Design NEB Nebiolo NF NovelFonts! Corp. NIM Nimx Foundry NV Fundicion Tipografica Neufville S.A. OPT Castcraft Software, Inc. P22 P22 Type Foundry SDT Stylus Digital ...
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Scrabble value of M3O1N1O1T1Y4P3E1
The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of MONOTYPE
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- MOON TYPE
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