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halftone

Noun1.halftone - a print obtained from photoengraving
2.halftone - an engraving used to reproduce an illustration
(graphics)halftone - The reproducion of greyscale images using dots of a single shade but varying size to simulate the different shades of grey.

Laser printers that cannot print different sized dots, halftones are produced by varying the numbers of dots in a given area.

This process is also used to produce a black and white version of a colour original using shades of grey in place of colours.

See also device independent bitmap.
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