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AA
Abrasion resistance
Absorbency
AC
Accordion fold
Acetate
Achromatic
Acrylic
Actinic rays
Additive colors
Advanced Reader Proofs
Aerate
Agate
Agate line
Air
Airbrush
Albion press
Album paper
Albumen plate
Albumin paper
Alignment
Alkali blue
Alley
Alphabet length
Amberlith
American Paper Institute
Angle bar
Aniline
Animal sized
Anodized plate In lithography
Antigua
Anti-halation backing
Antiquarian
Antique finish
Antiskinning agent
Apron
Aqua tint
Aquarelle
Aqueous plate
Arc light
Arms
Arrowhead
Art lined envelope
Art paper
Art work
Artwork
Artwork
As to press
ASA
Ascender
Assembled negative
Assembled view
Autochrome paper
Autolithography
Autopositive
Azure
Back lining
Back margin
Back step collation
Back to back
Backbone
Background
Backslant
Backstep marks
Baking
Balance
Balloon
Bank paper
Banker's flap envelope
Banner
Barn doors
Barrier coat
Baryta paper
Bas relief
Base
Base film
Base line
Basic size
Basis weight
Bastard
Bauhaus
Bearoff
Bed
Bending chip
BF
Bible paper
Bimetal plate
Binder's board
Bit
Bite
Bitmap
Black letter
Black out
Black photo paper
Black printer
Blackening
Blanket
Blanket to blanket
Bleed
Bleed
Blind emboss
Blind folio
Blind image
Blistering
Block
Block in
Block resistance
Blocking
Blocking out
Blow-up
Blueline proof
Body
Body
Body size
Boldface
Bolts
Bond
Book
Book
Book block
Books
Bound Galleys
Bourges
Box cover paper
Box enamel paper
Box liners
Brace
Break for color
Bristol board
Broad fold
Brocade
Brochure
Bronzing
Brownline proof
Buckle folder
Buckram
Bulk
Bulk
Bullet
Bump Exposure
Burn
Burnish
Burst Binding
Byte
Cable paper
Cadmium yellow
Calendar board
Calendar rolls
Caliper
Cameo
Camera ready
Camera Ready Artwork
Canvas board
Cap line
Caps & lower case
Caps & small Caps
Carbon black
Carbon tissue
Carbonate paper
Cartridge
Case
Case binding
Casein
Casing in
Cast coated
Catching up
Chain lines
Chalking
Chancery italic
China clay
Chrome green
Chrome yellow
Circular screen
Clay coated boxboard
Coarse screen
Coated
Coated art paper
Coated stock
Cold color
Cold-set inks
Collate
Colophon
Color bars
Color separating
Color Seperation
Color strength
Color transparency
Commercial register
Condensed type
Contact print
Contact screen
Contrast
Contre jour
Copy
Copyboard
Corner marks
Cover
Crane or Cranes
Creep
Crop
Crop
Crossmarks
Crossover
Curl
Cut-off
Cyan
Cylinder gap
CYMK
Dahlgren
Dampening
Dandy roll
Deckle edge
Deep etching
Delete
Demy
Densitometer
Density
Density
Descender
Diazo
Die
Die cutting
Die Cutting
Die stamping
Digest
Digital Proof
Dimensional stability
Diploma
Direct screen halftone
Display type
Distribution rollers
Doctor blade
Dot
Dot gain
DPI
Draw-down
Drier
Drill
Drop shadow
Dry mount
Ductor roller
Dull finish
Dummy
Dummy
Duotone
Duplex paper
Dutch
Dye based ink
Eggshell finish
Electronic Proof
Elliptical dot
Em
Embossed
Embossing
Emulsion
Enamel
Endsheet
English finish
Engraving
Estimate
Etch
Even smalls
Expanded type
Exposure
Extender
F&G
Fan fold
Fatface
Felt
Felt finish
Felt side
Filling in
Film
Film coat
Finish
Fist
Fit
Flash point
Flat
Flock paper
Floppy Disk
Fluid ink
Flush cover
Flushed pigment
Foils
Font
Fonts
Form rollers
Four Color Process
Fourdrinier
Free sheet
Fringe
Fugitive inks
Furnish
Fuzz
Galley proof
Ganging
Gathering
Glassine
Gloss ink
Glyphic
Goldenrod
Grain
Grained paper
Gravure
Gripper
Gripper edge
Groundwood
GSM
Gumming
Gutter
Hairline register
Halftone
Halftone
Halftone paper
Halftone screen
Hard Copy
Hard dot
Head margin
Hickey
High bulk paper
High key halftone
Highlights
Hollow
Hot melt
House sheet
Image area
Imagesetter
Imposition
Imposition
Impression
Index bristol
Indicia
Industrial papers
Ink fountain
Ink holdout
Ink mist
Ink setting
Inkometer
Insert
Integral Proof
Iridescent paper
Italic
Jacket
Jog
Justification
Kerning
Key plate
Keying
Keyline
Kiss impression
Kraft
Lacquer
Laid finish
Landscape
Laser Engraving
Layout
Leaders
Leading
Leaf Stamping
Ledger paper
Length
Letterpress
Letterspacing
Line Art
Line copy
Linen
Lithocoated paper
Lithography
Lithography (litho)
Logotype
LPI
M weight
Machine coated
Machine direction
Machine finish
Magnetic black
Make-ready
Mask
Mask
Matte finish
Measure
Mechanical
Metropolitan Service Area
Moftle
Moire
Moire
Molleton
Molybdate orange
Mullen testing
Natural
Negative
Negatives
Newsprint
Nominal weight
Oblong
Offset
Offset gravure
Offset paper
Off-shore paper
Onionskin
Opacity
Opaque
Opaque ink
Orginal
Orthochromatic
Overhang cover
Overlay
Overlay Proof
Overprinting
Overrun
Overset
Page makeup
Panchromatic
Paperboard
Papeterie
Parchment
Parent sheet
Paste drier
Paste ink
Perfect
Perfect Binding
Perfecting press
Phloxine
Photornechanical
Photostat
Phthalocyanine
Pica
Picking
Picking
Piling
Pin register
Plastic comb
Plasticizer
Plate cylinder
Plate finish
PMS
PMT
Point
Point
Portrait
Positive
Ppi
Premium
Presensitized plate
Primary colors
Printability
Process Colors
Process lens
Process printing
Progressive proofs
Proof
Rag paper
Ragged left
Ragged right
Railroad board
Ream
Recto
Red lake "C"
Reducer
Reel
Reference
Register
Register marks
Registration
Reverse Out
Right angle fold
Roll to roll
Rub proof
Rubine
Runability
Run-around
Running head
S/S
Saddle stitch
Saddle Stitch
Safety paper
Satin finish
Scaling
Scan
Scoring
Screen
Screen angles
Screen ruling
Screened print
Scum
Self cover
Seperation
Serif/Sans Serif
Sharpen
Sheetwise
Short ink
Short Run Books
Show through
Side guide
Side stitch
Signature
Signature
Silhouette halftone
Silverprint Reference
Slitting
Smoothness
Soft dot
Solids
Spiral bind
Spread
Stability
Stagger cuffing
Star Target
Static neutralizer
Step and repeat
Stet
Stock
Stock
Strip-in
Stripping
Stripping
Super calendaring
Synthetic papers
Tack
Tag
Tensile strength
Text
Thermography
Through drier
Ticket envelope
Tint
Titanium oxide
Toluidine red
Tooth
Transparent
Trapping
Trapping
Trim marks
Twin wire machine
Two-sidedness
ULTRA Short Run Books
Uncalendared
Up
Upright
Vacuum frame
Varnish
Vehicle
Vellum
Velour paper
Velox
Verso
Vignette
W&B
W&T
Walk-off
Washup
Watermark
Web
Web break
Web press
Web tension
Wedding paper
Wet trapping
Widow
Wipe on plate
Wire side
Wove
Wrinkles
Writing paper
WYSIWYG
Xerographic paper
Xerox
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