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Printing is a process for reproducing text and image, typically with ink on [paper] using a printing press. It is often carried out as a large-scale industrial process, and is an essential part of publishing and transaction printing.

Woodblock printing
[Woodblock printing] is a technique for printing text, images or patterns that was used widely throughout [East Asia] . It originated in [China] in antiquity as a method of printing on [textile] s and later on [paper] . As a method of printing on cloth, the earliest surviving examples from [China] date to before 220, and from [Roman Egypt] to the 4th century.

In East Asia
By AD 593, woodblock printing was in wide use in China, and the first printed periodical, the [Kaiyuan Za Bao] was made available in Beijing in AD 713. Mugujunggwangdaedaranigyung,which found in Korea,has printed in 751. The Tianemmen scrolls, the earliest known complete example of a woodblock printed book with illustrations, was printed in China in AD 868..

And, the metal movable printing is invented in Korea around 1230. Proved by Jikji.

In Middle East

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