Definition of heliogravure in US English:

heliogravure

noun

  • another term for photogravure
    • ‘Sepia toned heliogravures are offered by dealers at between $75.00 and $375.00 depending on size, condition and image.’
    • ‘The Royal Photographic Society, in Bath, has an extensive collection of over 100,000 photographic images, from heliogravures to holograms.’
    • ‘Most of the heliogravures are at the Davison Art Center.’
    • ‘She shows a selection of heliogravures that she has made over the past twelve years.’
    • ‘Printed by hand in limited quantities, each heliogravure is considered an original, and its value is accordingly assured.’
    • ‘These are heliogravures and others which use relief plates for printing.’

Pronunciation

heliogravure

/ˌhēlēōɡrəˈvyo͝or//ˌhilioʊɡrəˈvjʊr/