Glossary of Printing & Digital Media TermsThere are 2136 entries in this glossary.
The fixing of a material, either paper or cloth, to the back of a book before it is bound. Reference: case binding.
A term referring to the margin which lies closest to the back of the book.
The material printed at the back of a book (e.g., agenda, appendix, bibliography, glossary, index, etc.). Alternative term: end matter.
Printing on the underside of transparent paper or film. Alternative terms: reverse printing; second-surface printing.
Linear cuts put in the liner while on press to meet specialized end use requirements.
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The collation of book signatures according to reference marks which are printed on the back fold of each section.
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Print applied to both sides of a sheet of paper.
Mottle Blotchy spots or streaks in an overprinted ink.
(1) To print on the second side of a sheet already printed on one side. (2) To adjust an image on one side of a sheet so that it aligns back-to-back with an image on the other side.
That portion of the binding, which connects the front of the book with the back of the book; also called "back".
That portion of a photograph or line art drawing that appears furthest from the eye; the surface upon which the main image is superimposed.
See rounding and backing.
Printing the reverse side of a sheet already printed on one side.
The material that strengthens the back of a book after it's been rounded and backed (e.g., paper, muslin, etc.).
Any type that tilts to the left or backward direction; opposite of italic type.