Definition of flexography in English:

flexography

noun

  • [mass noun] A rotary relief printing method using rubber or plastic plates and fluid inks or dyes for printing on fabrics and impervious materials such as plastics, as well as on paper.

    • ‘Offset is the printing method at 90.6 percent of the papers; 7.1 percent are printed by letterpress; and 2.4 percent are printed by other methods, including flexography or gravure or a combination of methods.’
    • ‘Printing on aluminum foil can be accomplished by any commercial process, including rotogravure, flexography, lithography, and letterpress.’
    • ‘For graphics on paperboard cartons, users request flexography, lithography and hot stamping as well as thermochromatic and food-contact inks.’

Origin

1950s: from Latin flexus a bending (from the verb flectere) + -graphy.

Pronunciation:

flexography

/flɛkˈsɒɡrəfi/