Glossary of Printing & Digital Media TermsThere are 2136 entries in this glossary.
Color photographic print made from a negative on C Print paper.
A trade acronym for coated one side. C1S stock is typically card/cover weight. It is commonly used for postcards and flyers. The noncoated side makes writing easier.
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Abbreviations for coated one side and coated two sides.
A strong paper used to wrap electrical cables.
Computer Assisted Design/Computer Assisted Makeup or Manufacturing
(Computer Aided Drafting or Design) In graphics, the production of drawings and plans for architecture and engineering systems. CADD systems are specialized workstations or high-performance personal computers that employ CADD software packages and input
A pigment made from cadmium sulfide and cadmium selenide.
A strong paperboard used for calendars and displays.
A series of metal rolls at the end of a paper machine; when the paper is passed between these rolls it increases its smoothness and glossy surface.
To make the surface of paper smooth by pressing it between rollers during manufacturing.
Making paper smooth by pressing it between highly polished metal rollers.
Setting equipment to a standard measure to produce reliable results.
A strip of tones printed on paper or film and used for quality control.
The measurement of thickness of paper expressed in thousandths of an inch or mils.
A call-out is a short phrase or line of type which helps identify important elements of a graphic or illustration. A connecting line or arrow is often used with a call-out.