/roh'teuh greuh vyoor", -gray"vyeuhr/, n.
1. a photomechanical process by which pictures, typeset matter, etc., are printed from an intaglio copper cylinder.
2. a print made by this process.
3. a section of a newspaper consisting of pages printed by the rotogravure process; magazine section.
[1910-15; < G Rotogravur, orig. in the name of a Berlin printing firm (Rotogravur Deutsche Tiefdruck Gesellschaft), allegedly formed from the names of two other firms, Rotophot and Deutshe Photogravur AG; cf. PHOTOGRAVURE, ROTARY]

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