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<graphics> The reproducion of greyscale images using dots
of a single shade but varying size to simulate the different
shades of grey.
Laser printers that cannot print different sized dots,
halftones are produced by varying the numbers of dots in a
This process is also used to produce a black and white version
of a colour original using shades of grey in place of colours.
See also device independent bitmap.
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