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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This helpful book describes the gravure printing process which is used for printing magazines, catalogs, some packages, and decorated products such as gift wrap.
Printed by hand using a woodblock printing process, the three-color matchbox prints are made with oil-based intaglio ink and come with tiny certificates of authenticity resting in the matchbox tray.
The Finance Minister also took a round of the Press and acquainted herself with the printing process.
The study encompasses market attractiveness analysis, wherein type, printing process, printing ink, and application segments have been benchmarked based on their market size, growth rate, and general attractiveness.
He gave basic review on the new technology and explained 3D printing process in academic pursuits.
* Sustainable printing process through savings in energy, water, chemical and dyestuff consumption.
Talking to reporters after visiting the Printing Corporation of Pakistan (PCP) here, he said the printing process would be completed by July 20 after which the ballot papers would be sent to polling stations under strict security and with the assistance of Pakistan Army.
But the printing process is not a copyrighted technology, argues Ed Swartz, founder and CEO of Static Control.
In these works, made using a new high-resolution printing process, Rennet rigorously tests the possibilities of digital manipulation.
"From a materials standpoint, even surviving the intaglio printing process puts the substrate through a rigorous test.
Ball Corp.'s Industrial Systems Div., Mogadore, Ohio, is now offering a new high-speed, computer-controlled photosensing device for printing process verification and inspection, which monitors color quality (hue, intensity, chroma), registration, and detects flaws on printed objects or surfaces on high-speed, high-volume production lines.