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Base Image

Any image to which other images are added.
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Base Material

Alternate term for face material. See Face Material.
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Base Stock

Term for any paper to which a coating will be applied. Depending on the various properties desired for particular end uses, the base stock will vary in all those properties, and it
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In typography, an invisible horizontal line on which the feet of all the characters on a line of type is set, used for proper alignment of type. See Alignment. Also known as a z-line.
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Baseline Rule

A short rule line, commonly only one em or en long, located on or just below the baseline of a line of type.
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In typography, the distance from the baseline of one line of type to the baseline of the following line, usually measured in points.
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Alternate term for alkaline, descriptive of a solution or material having a high pH. See Alkali and pH.
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Basic Dye

A dye or colorant which is not dispersed in an ink vehicle or other type of fluid medium.
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Basic Sheet Size

Alternate term for basic size. See Basic Size.
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Basic Size

Also called basic sheet size, basic size is the size of a sheet of a particular grade of paper at which its basis weight is determined. The basic size varies according to paper

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