Term describing an offset printing plate whose image has been imparted to the surface of the plate by means of photographic exposure, typically utilizing an intense light shined through a photographic negative or positive onto a light-sensitive coating on the surface of the plate, which then needs to be developed chemically following exposure. See Plate: Offset Lithography.

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