ACR

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Abbreviation of achromatic color removal, an obsolete term for gray component replacement. See Gray Component Replacement.

Actual Basis Weight

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The basis weight of a quantity of paper as measured under prevailing environmental conditions. Actual basis weight can differ from the specified basis weight due to variations in the papermaking process and

Acutance

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A measure of the sharpness of the edge of a printed image against a background or the substrate on which it is printed.

Add-Noise Filter

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In graphics and digital image manipulation, a function of many image-editing programs that allows the user to distort an image so as to make it look like a coarse grained photograph.

Additive Color Primaries

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In color, wavelengths of light corresponding to the colors red, green, and blue, which can be combined to produce other colors, such as yellow, orange, violet, etc. Colors produced using these primaries

Additive Color Theory

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In color, intermediate colors created by mixing the additive color primaries, or light having wavelengths that correspond to red, green, and blue. Each of these colors occupies about one-third of the visible spectrum

Addressable Print

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On a computer display, the smallest point (such as the pixel) that can be described in terms of device coordinate”]s.