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|Noun||1.||printing 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"
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
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
adscript - written or printed immediately following another character and aligned with it