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NOCTI Review

NOCTI Review - Term Definition Accordion Fold Two or more...

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Term: Accordion Fold Definition: Two or more parallel folds which open like an accordian. Term: Adhesive Binding Definition: Style of threadless binding in which the leaves of a book are held together at the binding edge by glue or synthetic adhesive and suitable lining. Term: Adobe Acrobat Definition: Suite of applications to create and view PDF files. Term: Airbrush Definition: Amechanical painting tool producing an adjustable spray of paint driven by compressed air. Also a digital painting tool in photo editing software. Used in illustration, design and photo retouching.
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Term: Alley Definition: The space between columns within a page. Not to be confused with the gutter, which is the combination of the inside margins of two facing pages. Term: Application Definition: A computer program designed for a particular use, such as a word processor or page layout program. Term: Ascender Definition: In typography, the parts of lowercase letters that rise above the x-height of the font, e.g. b, d, f, h, k, I, and t. Term: ASCII Definition: American Standard Code for Information Interchange. This is a standard coding system within the computer industry to convert keyboard input into digital information. Term: Baseline Definition: In typesetting, the line on which the bases of capital letters sit.
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Term: Bevel Definition: Adding a bevelled effect to a graphic image gives the image a raised appearance by applying highlight colors and shadow colors to the inside and outside edges. Term: Binding Definition: Process of fastening papers together. Term: Bitmap Definition: A grid of pixels or printed dots generated by computer to depict photographs and images. TIF, JPG, GIF are examples of bitmaps. Term: Blanket Definition: Thick rubber sheet that transfers ink from plate to paper on an offset-litho press. Term: Bleed Definition: Layout, type or pictures that extend beyond the edge of a page and are trimmed off.
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Term: Block quote (also known as pull quote) Definition: A long quotation - four or more lines - within body text, that is set apart in order to clearly distinguish the author's words from the words that the author is quoting. Term: Body or body copy Definition: The main text of the work but not including headlines. Term: Bond Definition: A basic paper often used for copying or laser printers. The better quality bond papers, with higher rag content, can be used for letterheads. Term: Bristol board Definition: A fine board made in various qualities for drawing. Term: Byline Definition: In newsletter/magazine layout, a credit line for the author of an article.
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Term: Calliper Definition: The thickness of a single sheet Term: Camera Ready Definition: Artwork or pasted-up material that is ready for reproduction. Term: Cap Height Definition: In typography, the distance from the baseline to the top of the capital letters.
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