four-color process

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four′-col′or proc`ess

a printing process in which artwork is photographed through a succession of color filters to produce four plates, three of which are printed with colored inks and one with black.
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The calendar was converted utilizing Clearwater Candesce[R] SBS paperboard, cold foiled, and offset printed with four-color process inks, DiamondTouch soft touch coating, DiamondEmboss coating, and UV gloss spot coating.
The Cool Fish Wines label was produced using a four-color process screenprint with UV ink.
The company was one of the first to introduce four-color process, computer-to-plate technology, digital printing, servo-driven presses and many other innovations.
TK HyUnity Kaleido Ink four-color process inks incorporate specially formulated, highly saturated pigments that enable it to offer a wider color gamut closer to Adobe RGB.
The business unit will focus on the growing industrial decorating market for on-demand, variable and short-run marking and decorating applications in both four-color process and spot colors.
It has a choice of settings for solid, screened, or four-color process images.
Waccamaw Publishers has tripled the amount of four-color process pages available to its advertisers in its three weeklies -- The Horry Independent, The Loris Scene, and the News & Shopper -- and nearly doubled running speed.
Whereas the high-resolution color camera can possibly mistake brown boxboard for magazines with brown print, safe detection with a CMYK sensor is considerably more likely, as brown board is seldom printed using the costly four-color process.
"The four-color process printing on the bags is hot as well."