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Glossary of Printing Terms
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Ink Adhesion
Interpolated Resolution
Optical Resolution
POP
POSTNET
PPI
PPM
PPML
PPP
PPTP
PS Tape
PSI
Poly Bag
Polyester
Polyester Plates
Polyethylene (PE)
Polyolefin
Polypropylene (PP)
Polypropylene Terephthalate Glycol (PETG)
Polystyrene (PS)
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
Pop Test
Porosity
Port
Portable Document Format (PDF)
Portable Document Format/X (PDF/X)
Portable Job Ticket Format (PJTF)
Portal
Portrait Mode
Position Proof
Positive
Post Bind
Post Office Protocol (POP)
Post-Consumer Waste
Post-process
PostScript
Postal Certification
Posterize
Posting
Pre-Bar Coding
Pre-Consumer Waste
Precanceled Stamps
Precollated
Preflight
Preforms
Premiere
Premium
Prepress
Prepress Proof
Preprinted Form
Presorting
Press Check
Press Numbering
Press Proof
Press Run
Pressure Sensitive
Pressure Sensitive Adhesive
Pressure Sensitive Labels
Pressure Sensitive Paper
Pressure Sensitive Tape
Pretty Good Privacy (PGP)
Preview Screen
Price Break
Primary Colors
Primary Labels
Primer
Print Description Language (PDL)
Print Head
Print On Demand (POD)
Print Server
Print Service
Printability
Printable Area
Printer
Printer Driver
Printer Spreads
Priority Mail
Prismatic Printing
Privacy Enhanced Mail (PEM)
Private Brand
Private Key
Process
Process Camera
Process Color
Process Color Printing
Process Color Separations
Process Inks
Processor
Production Run
Programming Language
Progressive JPEG
Progressive Proof
Promotional Mailer
Proof
Proofread
Proofreader
Proofreaders Marks
Proportion Scale
Proportional Spacing
Proprietary System
Protective Coating
Protocol
Proxy
Psychographics
Public Domain Software
Public Key
Public Key Encryption
Publication Printer
Publishing
Pull Model
Pull Quote
Pull Tab
Pulp
Purge
Push Model
QWERTY keyboard
Quad
Quad Center Line
Quad Left
Quad Right
Quadroplex
Quads
Quadtones
Quarter-fold
Query
Queue
Queued
Quick Stick
QuickTime
Quire
Quotation
RAE
RAM
RARP
RBCS
RC Paper
RDS
REXEC
RFM (Recency/Frequency/Monetary)
RGB
RIFF
RIP
RISC
RJE
ROI
ROM
RPC
RRDS
RRED
RREU
RSA
RTF
Radio Button
Rag Paper
Ragged
Railroad Board
Rainbow Fountain
Random Watermark
Random-Access Memory (RAM)
Rapidograph
Raster
Raster Image
Raster Image File Format (RIFF)
Raster Image Processor (RIP)
Rasterization
Raw Text
Read Area
Read-Only Memory (ROM)
Read/write Head
Readability
Reader Spreads
Ream
Ream Weight
Ream Wrapped
Recipient
Record
Record Type
Recto
Recyclable
Recycle Rate
Recycled Paper
Red-eye Reduction Mode
Reduced Instruction Set Computer (RISC)
Redundancy Check
Reflectance
Reflection Density Range
Reflective Copy
Reflective Ink
Refresh Rate
Register
Register Bond
Register Forms
Register Marks
Registered Emboss
Release Coat
Release Liner
Relief Printing
Remote Access
Remote Bar Coding System (RBCS)
Remote Execution Protocol (REXEC)
Remote Host
Remote Job Entry (RJE)
Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
Remote Proofing
Removability
Removable Adhesive
Render
Renewal
Repeat Length
Reply Address Envelope (RAE)
Reply Card Paper
Report Distribution System (RDS)
Repositionable Adhesive
Reprint
Request for Comments (RFC)
Resident
Resiliency
Resolution
Response Form
Response Rate
Response Time
Restore
Retouching
Return On Investment (ROI)
Reverse
Reverse Address Resolution Protocol (RARP)
Reverse Folio
Reverse Printing
Reverse Sequence
Reverse Type
Revise
Rewind
Rich Text Format (RTF)
Right Angle Fold
Right Reading
Ring Flash
River
Roll
Roll Feeder
Roll Fold
Roll Labels
Roll to Fold
Roll to Roll
Roll to Sheet
Rollout
Roman
Root
Rosette
Rotary Press
Rotation
Rotogravure
Rough
Round Cornering
Route
Router
Rubylith (ruby)
Rule
Rule Weight
Runaround
Runnability
Running Charge
Running Foot
Running Head
S-HTTP
S/MIME
SCF
SCSI
SGML
SGML Document Interchange Format
SLIP
SLIP/PPP
SMDS
SMIL
SMTP
SNAP
SNMP
SOAP
SOHO
SONET
SPDL
SQL
SQL/DS
SRE
SSL
SWOP
Saddle Stitching
Safelights
Safety Paper
Sales Book
Sans Serif Type
Satin Finish Paper
Saturation
Scale
Scaling
Scanned Art
Scanner
Scatter Proof
Schopper''s Tester
Scorching Emboss
Scoring
Screen Angles
Screen Font
Screen Printing
Screen Ruling
Screen Tint
Screening
Scripts
Scroll
Sealant Coat
Search Engine
Seasoning
Second Class Mail
Secondary Color
Secondary Label
Sectional Center Facility (SCF)
Secure Document
Secure Hypertext Transport Protocol (S-HTTP)
Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME)
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Security Paper
Security Software
Seed
Segmentation
Self Contained (SC) Paper
Self Contained CB (SC CB) Paper
Self Cover
Self-Adhesive Label
Self-Mailer
Self-timer
Semi-Automatic
Semibold Type
Sendmail
Separations
Serial Cable/Port
Serial Line Internet Protocol (SLIP)
Serif type
Server
Service Bureau
Service Temperature
Set Off
Set Solid
Set Up
Sewn Case Binding
Sewn Soft Cover Binding
Shade
Shading
Shadow
Shareware
Sharpen
Sheet Fed
Sheets
Shelf Life
Shell
Shingled
Shockwave
Short Grain
Show-through
Shrink Labels
Shrink Sleeves
Shrink Wrapping
Shutter
Shutter Priority
Shutter Speed
Side Stitched
Side Stub
Side Wire Stitching
Sidebar
Signature
Silhouette
Silicone Coating
Silicone Treated Paper
Silkscreen Printing
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Simplex
Simulated Watermark
Single Face Carbon
Single Ply
Single Sheet Products
Site
Size
Sizing
Skeleton
Skew
Skid
Skip Dot
Skip Perforation
Slave Flash
Sleep Modes (Powering Down)
Slip Sheeting
Slit Back
Slit Face
Slitter
Slitting
Slow Sync Mode
Small Caps
Small Computer System Interface (SCSI)
Smart Labels
SmartMedia
Smooth Finish
Smoothness
Smudge Resistance
Snap Out
Socket
Soft Dot
Soft Proof
Soft or Discretionary Hyphen
Solid Printing
Solvent Resistance
Solvent or Chemical Reactive Ink
Sort
Source Code
Soy Based Ink
Spam
Spamming
Specifications for Non-Heatset Advertising Printing (SNAP)
Specifications for Web Offset Publications (SWOP)
Specs
Spectrodensitometer
Spectrophotometer
Spider
Spine
Spiral Binding
Spiral Laid Lines
Splice
Split Back
Split Face
Split Run
Split Seal
Spoilage
Spool
Spooler
Spot
Spot Carbon
Spot Coating
Spot Color
Spot Gluing
Spot Label
Spot Varnish
Spot or Partial Metering
Spread
Square Dot
Square Sheet
Squeeze Out
Stabilized
Stacker
Stain Resistance
Stamped Reply Envelope (SRE)
Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML)
Standard Mail (A)
Standard Page Description Language (SPDL)
Start/Stop Characters
Stat
Static Data
Static Electricity
Static Eliminator
Step and Repeat
Stet
Stiffness
Stippling
Stitching
Stochastic Screening
Stock
Stock Formats
Stock Forms
Stock Sizes and Weights
Stock Tab
Storyboard
Straight Copy
Stream
Stretch
Stretch Labels
Stretch Resistance
Strike Through
Strip Gumming
Stripe Carbon
Stripper
Stripping
Stroke
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Stub
Stub Size
Stuffer
Stylesheet
Subdirectory
Subhead
Subroutine
Subscript
Substance Weight
Substance Weight
Substrate
Subsurface Printing
Subtractive Color
Subtractive Primary Colors
Suede Paper
Sunlight Resistance
Supercalendered
Superior
Superscript
Supplier
Suppression
Surface Color
Surface Fuzz
Surface Texture
Surfing
Surprint (US)
Swatch
Swatch Book
Swell
Switched Multimegabit Data Service (SMDS)
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
Syntax
Synthetic Paper
T1
T3
T4S
TCL
TCP
TCP/IP
TFTP
TIFF
TIFF/IT
TIFF/IT-P1
TWAIN
Tab Delimited File
Tabloid
Tack
Tag
Tag Paper
Tagged Image File Format (TIFF)
Tagged Image File Format for Image Technology (TIFF/IT)
Tagged Image File Format for Image Technology Profile 1 (TIFF/IT P-1)
Tail
Tamper Evident Label
Tamperproof
Tare Weight
Tear Strength
Teaser
Telephoto Lens
Telnet
Template
Tensile Strength
Tenting
Tera
Terabyte (TB)
Test
Text
Text Paper
Text Wrap
Textile Adhesive
Thermal Binding
Thermal Labels
Thermal Paper
Thermal Printer
Thermal Transfer
Thermal Transfer Labels
Thermochromic Ink
Thermography
Thickness
Third Class Mail
Threats
Thumbnail
Ties
Ties Per Inch
Tight Release
Tile
Time Lapse
Tint
Tissue Overlay
Token Ring
Tolerance
Tonal Range
Tone
Tone Compensation
Tone Compression
Tone Gradation
Toner
Toner Fuse
Tooth
Topcoat
Topology
Tracked Focus
Tracking
Tractor Feed
Trade Shop
Trademark
Traditional Color Angles
Transfer Tape
Transitional
Translucent
Translucent Paper
Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Transparency
Transparent
Transparent Ink
Transparent Label
Transpose
Trapping
Tri-fold
Trim
Trim Marks
Trim Size
Trimmer Assembly
Tritones
Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP)
Trojan Horse
TruMatch
True Watermark
TrueType Fonts
Truncate
Tumble
Turnaround Time
Twenty-four-Bit Color or 24-Bit Color
Twisted Pair
Two-Up
Type 1 Fonts
Type Family
Type Size
Type Style
Typeface
Typesetter
Typesetting
Typographer
Typography
Tyvek®
UCA
UCR
UDDI
UDP
UL
UNIX
UP3I
UPC
UPS
URL
USB Cable/Port (Universal Serial Bus)
UV
UV Coating
UV Drying
UV Ink
UV Invisible Fluorescent Ink
UV Resistance
Ultra-Removable Adhesive
Ultrabold Type
Unbleached
Uncalendered Paper
Uncoated Paper
Undeliverables
Under Color Addition (UCA)
Under Color Removal (UCR)
Undercolor
Underexposure
Underruns
Unders
Uniform Resource Locator (URL)
Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)
Unit
Unit Set
Universal Description, Discovery and Integration (UDDI)
Universal Printer Interface (UP3I)
Universal Product Code (UPC)
Unjustified
Unsharp Masking
Upcharge
Upgradable Mail
Upload
Upper Case
Upstyle
Usenet
User Datagram Protocol (UDP)
V-fold
VAN
VBScript
VRML
Vacuum Frame
Validation
Value
Value Added Network (VAN)
Variable Data
Variable Imaging
Varnish
Vector
Vector Graphics
Vehicle
Vellum
Vellum Paper
VeloBinding
Vendor
Veronica
Versioning
Verso
Vertical Perf
Video Conferencing
Video Out Cable (NTSC or PAL)
Viewer
Viewfinder
Vignette
Vinyl
Virgin Paper
Virtual Reality Markup Language (VRML)
Virus
Viscosity
Visible Infared Ink
Visible Security Fibers
Visible Spectrum
Void Pantograph
Voids
Vortal
W3
W3C
WAIS
WAN
WAV
WHOIS
WORM
WSDL
WSFL
WWW
WYSIWYG
Wallet Flap Envelope
Wand Scanner
Warning Bands
Wash Up
Waste
Water Fugitive Ink
Waterless Printing
Watermark - Artificial
Watermark - True
Wax Pick
Web
Web Crawler
Web Paper
Web Press
Web Server
Web Services
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Web Services Flow Language (WSFL)
Web Site
WebMaster
Weight
Wet Strength
White Balance
Whiteness
Wicking
Wide Angle Lens
Wide Area Information Servers (WAIS)
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Widow
Width
Wildcard
Window
Window Envelopes
Windows
Wire Side
Wire Stitching
With the Grain
Word Spacing
Work Group
Work Reading
Work and Tumble
Work and Turn
World Wide Web (WWW)
Worm
Wove Finish
Wove Paper
Wrap Around Cover
Wrap Around Label
Write Once, Read Many (WORM)
Write Test
Write Through
Writing Paper
Wrong Reading Image
XBM
XFDL
XHTML
XLink
XML
XML Forms
XPath
XPointer
Xbrl
Xerographic Bond
Xerography
Xforms
YCMK
Yahoo
Yellow
Yellowing
Yield
Z-fold
ZIP (Zone Improvement Plan) Code
ZIP+4
Zig-zag Folding
Zip
Zoom
Zoom Lens
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