Glossary of Printing & Digital Media Terms

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F Stops:

In photography, fixed stops for setting lens apertures.

F&G:

A term in the binding process referring to folding and gathering.

Face Cut Label:

A die cut or square cut label from which matrix or waste between labels has not been removed.

Face Margin:

Lines on a mechanical, negative, plate, or press sheet showing where to cut edges off of paper or cut paper apart after printing.

Face Material:

Materials that can be used as the substrate for pressure sensitive labels (e.g., film, paper, foil, etc.). The face material is attached to a support sheet from which it is peeled when used. Alternative terms: base material; body stock; face stock.

Face Slit:

A linear cut in the face material during converting to meet specific end use requirements.

Face Stock:

Materials that can be used as the substrate for pressure sensitive labels (e.g., film, paper, foil, etc.). The face material is attached to a support sheet from which it is peeled when used. Alternative terms: base material; body stock; face stock.

Face Trim:

Area that is trimmed off the front (open) edge of the piece during the binding process.

Face:

One of the styles of a family of faces. For example, the italic style of the Garamond family is a face.

Facimile Transmission:

The process of convering graphic images into electronic signals.

Facing Pages:

In a double-sided document, the two pages that appear as a spread when the publication is opened.

Fadeometer:

An instrument used to measure the fading properties of inks and other pigmented coatings.

Fair Use:

Concept in copyright law allowing, without permission from copyright holder, short quotations from a copyrighted product for purposes of reviewing or teaching. Also called Fair Dealing.

Fake Duotone:

Halftone in one ink color printed over screen tint of a second ink color. Also called dummy duotone, dougraph, duplex halftone, false duotone, flat tint halftone and halftone with screen.

Family:

Also known as a font family. A collection of faces that were designed and intended to be used together. For example, the Garamond family consists of roman and italic styles, as well as regular, semi-bold, and bold weights. Each of the style and weight combinations is called a face.

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