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1. An etched stone surface for printing, having the design in relief; also, the process of printing from such a surface, or that which is printed from it.
2. A machine, with a keyboard like that of a typewriter, for making a lithographic transfer sheet.

It produces a perforated strip of paper which controls the printing.

3. To prepare for printing with plates made by the process of lithotypy.
4. In geology, a visually observable band in humic coal that is analyzed on the basis of its physical characteristics rather than its botanical origin.