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Glossary

(Printing Industry Terminology)

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Acetate
Transparent sheet placed over artwork allowing the client to write instructions or notes.
Acid-Free Paper
Paper made from pulp containing little or no acid and resists or delays deterioration from aging. Also called archival paper, neutral pH or permanent paper.
Additive Color
Color produced by light falling on a surface. The additive primary colors are red, green and blue.
Additive Primary Colors
Red, green and blue are the three colors used to create all other colors when using light, as with a computer monitor.
Adhesive Binding
A style of binding where the leaves of a book are held together at the binding edge by glue or synthetic adhesive, also known as Perfect Binding.
Anti-Offset Powder
Fine powder lightly sprayed over the surface of a printed sheet as it leaves the press. Also called Offset Powder.