Acceptance Sampling

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The evaluation and comparison of a quantity or set of materials or products to quality standards as a means of gauging their acceptability. Also known as inspection.

Acceptance Testing

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In an inkjet environment, the series of documented processes, print proofs and capabilities that the software and hardware vendors participating in the inkjet solution must demonstrate at the buyer’s site before

Achromat

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In photography, a camera lens which has been modified to reduce or eliminate chromatic aberration by focusing two different colors (such as blue-violet and yellow) simultaneously. Chromatic aberration, which manifests itself as a

Achromatic

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Possessing no color or hue, or, in other words absorbing or reflecting all wavelengths of light in equal amounts. The term also describes a printed material that contains only black, white, and/or gray,

Acid

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A substance that yields hydrogen (H+) ions when added to a solution. Acids typically have a corrosive effect on many substances. The acidity of a solution is described in terms of pH, a

Acid Dye

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A variety of colorant comprising salts of organic acids, used in the screen printing of textiles.

Acid Number

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A unit used to measure the amount of potassium hydroxide (chemical formula KOH) needed to neutralize the freeacids found in oils, waxes, or resins. A high degree of acidity is undesirable

Acid Paper

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A type of paper that is slightly acidic. Most paper is acid paper, since it is produced using bleaching agents, sizingmaterials (in particular, acid-rosin sizing, which is the chemical that, although