A term in the binding process referring to folding and gathering.
Paper folding that emulates an accordion or fan, the folds being alternating and parallel.
The smoother side of paper, usually a soft weave pattern used for book papers. A soft weave pattern used for book papers.
A fault in printing where the ink fills in the fine line or halftone dot areas.
Also called wash coat; any thinly coated paper stock.
The surface quality of paper.
Dull – (low gloss) also matte or matte gloss.
The registration of items within a given page.
In lithography, the assembly of photographic negatives or positives onto a vinyl acetate or transparent polyester sheet in preparation of making a printing plate. There is one flat created for each printing color.
A bound book or booklet having the cover trimmed to the same size as the text.
Papers that have a surface resembling metal.
Markings at top edges that show where folds should occur.
Machine used to fold signatures down into sections.
The characters which make up a complete typeface and size.
The rollers that come into direct contact with the plate of a printing press.
A sheet of paper printed on one side and folded first vertically and then horizontally to produce a four-page folder where the printing is on the outside of the folds.
A halo that appears around halftone dots.