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A condition in which a part of an image on a plate deteriorates during printing.
Wide Area Network.
A color containing yellow or red.
The process of cleaning the rollers, plate, or ink fountain of a printing press.
A method of printing in which the plates consist of metal for image areas and rubber for non-image areas for printing without water. Also called driography.
A design that is subtly impressed on a sheet of paper by raising the pattern of the dandy roll during papermaking.
An adhesive material used to affix typeset copy and artwork to a paste-up board.
A coating that prevents adhesives from bleeding through one side of a sheet of paper to the other.
1. A roll of paper used in web printing (as opposed to sheet-fed printing). 2. When capitalized, "Web" is short for World Wide Web.
A printing press that uses rolls (webs) of paper rather than sheets. Also called web-fed press.
A collection of World Wide Web pages, usually containing a home page plus several other pages.
The amount of pull applied to a web of paper on a web-fed press.
The thickness of a line or typeface. Also, the density of paper measured in pounds.
A method of trapping in which wet ink is printed over previously printed wet ink. See trapping.
A device for applying photosensitive coatings to printing plates in the platemaking process.
In publishing, a company that buys books in quantity for resale to stores and libraries.
The end of a paragraph or beginning of a column of text that is undesirably short:
a single short word or the end of a hyphenated word.
A printing plate on which a light-sensitive coating is wiped.
A news-gathering service that sells information and stories to its subscribers, such as Associated Press.
The side of a sheet of paper that is next to the wire in the paper manufacturing process, as opposed to the felt or top side.
A method of binding in which a series of wire loops are run through punched holes or slots along the inner margins of the pages.
with the grain:
To fold or feed paper into a printing press parallel to the grain (direction of the fibers) of the paper.
A style of illustration in which lines of varying thickness are cut in relief on plank-grain wood for the purpose of making prints. The same effect can be achieved digitally in a drawing program.
The amount of space between each word in typeset text.
An informal means of promoting a product from one person to another.
work and tumble:
To print one side of a sheet of paper, then turn the sheet over from gripper edge to back using the same side guide and plate to print the second side.
work and turn:
To print one side of a sheet of paper, then turn the sheet over from left to right using the same gripper and plate to print the second side.
work for hire:
A type of agreement in which the writer or designer sells the complete rights to a work to a publisher.
A manual procedure implemented in order to overcome a shortcoming of a program or piece of equipment.
A preliminary title used to refer to a book as it is being written and before the official title is decided upon.
Paper that has a uniform, unlined surface and a soft, smooth finish.
Creases in paper that happen during printing, or irregularities in the surface of inks formed during drying.
World Wide Web. A global hypertext network that lets users view text and graphics using a browser. Also called the Web.
What You See Is What You Get. An accurate screen representation of final output.