December 12, 2016

Dark Spot 

An undesirable concentration of an ink pigment in one particular spot, commonly caused by a pit or depression in the surface of the substrate.
December 12, 2016

Data Compression

The process of removing redundant bits of information from a digital file (especially a graphics, audio, or video file) as a means of reducing file size and/or expediting processing and
December 12, 2016

Data File 

Alternate term for a computer file. See File.
December 12, 2016

De-Inking 

In papermaking, the removal—either by mechanical or chemical means—of removing ink from wastepapers during recycling.
December 12, 2016

De-Skewing

In image manipulation, an adjustment made to an image to compensate for physical or dimensional distortions caused by errors in scanning.
March 29, 2021

dE2000

Delta-E 2000 is the first major revision of the dE94 equation. Unlike dE94, which assumes that L* correctly reflects the perceived differences in lightness, dE2000 varies the weighting of L*
December 12, 2016

Dead White

Any white ink pigment exhibiting no trace of a tint.
December 12, 2016

Deckle 

A type of paper with an irregular, untrimmed edge which decreases in thickness towards the edge of the paper. Deckle edge paper is commonly used for high-quality books, booklets, announcements,
December 12, 2016

Delta E 

The term Delta E or ∆E is used to describe color differences in the CIELAB color space. The term stems from the greek letter delta which is used in science to denote
December 12, 2016

Densitometer 

A densitometer is an instrument having a light-sensitive photoelectric eye for measuring the density of colored ink to measure and control the optical density of color inks on the substrate.

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