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Transparent Inks

See Transparent Pigment.
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A type of computer font format created by Apple Computer (and adopted by Microsoft) as an alternative to AdobePostScript fonts. TrueType fonts can be used both for bitmapped screen display and for vector-based output, the
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Turning Bars

A set of stationary bars on a web printing press which guide the moving web such that it is flipped over, allowing it to then be printed on the reverse side. See
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Uncoated Groundwood-Free Offset Paper 

A variety of uncoated papers made from all-chemical or cotton-content pulp, used in a variety of printing applications, such as letters sent out as part of mass mailings, or for
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Uncoated Paper 

Paper which has not had a coating applied. See Coating.
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Uncoded Text 

Alternate term for raw text. See Raw Text.
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UV Curing Ink

See Ultraviolet Curing Ink.
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In the production of printing ink, varnish can refer to either a combination of oils, resins, waxes, solvents and other materials used as an ink vehicle. The use of varnish tends to increase
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Vector File

A computer file created utilizing page makeup software that contains commands and codes which describe the start and end positions, as well as the length, of each line, rather than storing a
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Vector Graphics 

A type of computer graphics system which describes a computer image as a series of complex mathematical formulas and coordinates that decribe lines, curves, and other geometric shapes, as opposed

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