December 12, 2016

Add-Noise Filter

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.
December 12, 2016

Additive Color Primaries

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
December 12, 2016

Additive Color Theory

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
December 12, 2016


A term referring to the smallest discrete unit (such as a pixel) that a computer display can address.
December 12, 2016

Addressable Print

On a computer display, the smallest point (such as the pixel) that can be described in terms of device coordinate”]s.
December 12, 2016

Addressable Resolution

A measure of the number of pixels, or spots, that a film recorder’s light source can place on a line of film. The higher the addressable resolution, the clearer and sharper the image.
December 12, 2016


A property of a substance that describes its ability to stick to another material, either mechanically or chemically, as in the ability of a printing ink to adhere to the
December 12, 2016

Adhesion Buildup

An increase in the peel adhesion (the force required to remove a pressure-sensitive label) of an adhesive material over time.
December 12, 2016

Adhesion Test

Any of a wide range of tests performed to gauge the efficiency of a printed ink film or adhesive coating. The cross-hatch test is one commonly used ink adhesion test.
December 12, 2016

Adhesive-Coated Paper

A type of coated one side paper in which the coating is an adhesive or glue, which can either be permanently sticky, or only become sticky with the application of moisture, heat,

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