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Glossary of Terms - H
Subjective term referring to very small space, thin line or close register. The meaning depends on who is using the term and in what circumstances.
(1) To photograph or scan a continuous tone image to convert the image into halftone dots.
(2) A photograph or continuous-tone illustration that has been halftoned and appears on film, paper, printing plate or the final printed product.
At the top of a page, the margin.
Imposition with heads (tops) of pages facing tails (bottoms) of other pages.
Web press equipped with an oven to dry ink, thus able to print coated paper.
Spot or imperfection in printing, most visible in areas of heavy ink coverage, caused by dirt on the plate or blanket.
Lightest portions of a photograph or halftone, as compared to midtones and shadows.
Paper kept in stock by a printer and suitable for a variety of printing jobs. Also called floor sheet.
A specific color such as yellow or green.