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Heidelberg 102 Online System (2003)
Heidelberg 102 Online System (2003)
Category: Computer-to-Plate

Price [EUR]: your offer please
MBO K65/4 KL (1971)
MBO K65/4 KL (1971)
Category: Folders

Price [EUR]: your offer please
Bobst Farma 36 (1978)
Bobst Farma 36 (1978)
Category: Foldingbox - gluing

Price [EUR]: your offer please
MAN Roland 702 P (1997)
MAN Roland 702 P (1997)
Category: 2 Colors

Price [EUR]: your offer please

English glossary of printing

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Term Definition
Oblique stroke

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OCR (Optical Character Recognition)

a special kind of scanner which provides a means of reading printed characters on documents and converting them into digital codes that can be read into a computer as actual text rather than just a picture.

Offprint

a run-on or reprint of an article first published in a magazine or journal.

Offset lithography

(see Lithography) a printing method whereby the image is transferred from a plate onto a rubber covered cylinder from which the printing takes place.

Offset paper

Term for uncoated book paper.

Offsetting

Using an intermediate surface used to transfer ink. Also, an unpleasant happening when the images of freshly printed sheets transfer images to each other.

Ok sheet

Final approved color inking sheet before production begins.

Oldstyle (US)

a style of type characterised by stressed strokes and triangular serifs. An example of an oldstyle face is Garamond.

Onion skin

a translucent lightweight paper used in air mail stationery.

Opacity

The amount of show-through on a printed sheet. The more opacity or the thicker the paper the less show-through. (The thicker/heavier the paper the higher the cost.)

Optical centre

a point above the true centre of the page which will not appear 'low' as the geometric centre does.

Optical Disks

video disks on which large amounts of information can be stored in binary form representing characters of text or images. The disks cannot be used to view the information using a modified compact disk player and TV. Mainly used for reference works such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, etc.

Orphan

line of type on its own at the top or bottom of a page.

Outline

a typeface in which the characters are formed with only the outline defined rather than from solid strokes.

Outline halftone

Removing the background of a picture or silhouetting an image in a picture.

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