Definition of platemaker in English:

platemaker

noun

  • A person or machine that makes printing plates.

    • ‘These gradations are controlled by the platemaker's skill, depending on such things as the length of time the plate is left in the acid bath or the amount of rosin used.’
    • ‘The 105 workers, including press operators, platemakers, paper handlers and mailroom workers, are members of the Graphic Communications International Union.’

Pronunciation

platemaker

/ˈpleɪtmeɪkə/