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offset printing

n.
The process of printing by indirect image transfer, especially by using a metal or paper plate to ink a smooth rubber cylinder that transfers the ink to the paper.
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Noun1.offset printing - a plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paperoffset printing - a plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper
printing process, printing - reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
photo-offset, photo-offset printing - a method of offset printing using photomechanical plates
letterset printing - image is transferred from a relief type plate to a roller
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The material is organized in conformity with the main tasks of PIA/GATF's Sheetfed Offset Press Training Curriculum, presenting sections on the history and basic principles of the sheetfed offset press, safety, the feeder system, the sheet register system, the delivery system, the printing unit, the inking system, the dampening system, press makeready, and press production.
For Fidelity, a personalized brochure or marketing material is created on a desktop computer and the file is sent directly to a laser printer--a far cry from the time-consuming traditional approach of designing a model brochure that is then printed on an offset press, often in a large quantity.
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