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.

Addressable Resolution

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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. …

Adhesion

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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 …

Adhesion Buildup

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

Adhesion Test

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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.

Adhesive-Coated Paper

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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, …