printing process


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Noun1.printing process - reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publicationprinting process - reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
printing - the business of producing printed material for sale or distribution
hair space - (printing) the narrowest of the spaces used to separate words or letters
quad, space - (printing) a block of type without a raised letter; used for spacing between words or sentences
writing - letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language; "he turned the paper over so the writing wouldn't show"; "the doctor's writing was illegible"
printing, impression - all the copies of a work printed at one time; "they ran off an initial printing of 2000 copies"
test copy, trial impression, proof - (printing) an impression made to check for errors
typography, composition - art and technique of printing with movable type
letterpress, relief printing - printing from a plate with raised characters
gravure, intaglio, intaglio printing - a printing process that uses an etched or engraved plate; the plate is smeared with ink and wiped clean, then the ink left in the recesses makes the print
process printing - a method of printing colored reproductions from halftone plates
planographic printing, planography - the process of printing from a surface on which the printing areas are not raised but are ink-receptive (as opposed to ink repellent)
offset printing, offset - a plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper
carbon process - a process of printing on paper coated with bichromated gelatin containing pigment
ascender - (printing) the part of tall lowercase letters that extends above the other lowercase letters
descender - (printing) the part of lowercase letters that extends below the other lowercase letters
serif, seriph - a short line at the end of the main strokes of a character
word processing - rapid and efficient processing (storage and printing) of linguistic data for composition and editing
white out - widen the interlinear spacing by inserting leads
underlay - raise or support (the level of printing) by inserting a piece of paper or cardboard under the type; "underlay the plate"
kern - remove a portion of space between (adjacent letters)
kern - furnish with a kern
superscript, superior - written or printed above and to one side of another character
subscript, inferior - written or printed below and to one side of another character
adscript - written or printed immediately following another character and aligned with it
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Subsequently, digitalization has become a key driver in the printing process, and it has affected the traditional printing process.
Contract notice: Printing, security printing process, packing and delivery of ballots in the elections to the Sejm and Senate in 2015.
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The printing process spans across many different electronics market sectors from automotive to lighting to industrial to communications, with each application having its unique requirements and priorities.
Another printing process to currently profit at above-average growth rates is flexography.
Quality of the plate making process and stability of the printing plates during the printing process has an essential role for the quality of the final product.
Alden made many significant contributions to the stencil printing process, including his attempt at demystifying the printing process.
DuPont Packaging Graphics and Sun Chemical have joined forces to create a new standard in quality and environmentally smart flexographic printing by bringing together Sun Chemical's patented WetFlex wet-on-wet flexographic printing process with its patented UniQure electron-beam cured inks and DuPont Cyrel FAST technology.
The quality of the plate making process and the stability of the printing plates during the printing process have an essential role in the final product quality.
Describes the gravure printing process which is used for printing magazines, catalogs, some packages, and decorated products such as gift wrap.
He likens the arrival of digital cameras to the introduction of Gutenberg's moveable-type printing process in 1455.