Density 

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In imaging and color, the perceived darkness of a substance, material, or image caused by the absorption or reflection of light impinging on the material. Differences in density as related to …

Density Range 

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In printing, any non-uniformity in the density of a printed image, resulting from fading, discoloration, incomplete ink coverage, or other causes. In imaging, density range refers to the gamut of …

Densometer 

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A device used to measure the porosity of paper by measuring the length of time it takes for a quantity of air to pass through a paper sample. (See Gurley Densometer and Porosimeter.)

Descender 

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In typography, the portion of some lowercase letters that extends below the character’s x-height. The descending characters are g, j, p, q, and ‘. They may not always align at the bottom of the descender, although …

Device Independence 

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A term used to refer to any computer application or software package that can generate output that is perceptibly identical regardless of the characteristics or brand of the output device. …

Device Profile 

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In a color management system, a device-independent definition of colors. Each of the devices in a particular system—from the scanner to the monitor to the printer—may not reproduce a particular color in exactly …

Device-Dependent 

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Descriptive of a computer file or program that possesses device dependence. See Device Dependence. Also known asmachine-dependent.

Device-Independent 

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Descriptive of a computer file or program that possesses device independence. See Device Independence. Also known as machine-independent.

Device-Independent Color

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A term descriptive of color images that retain the same color and tonal qualities regardless of what device is displaying them, be they monitors or various color output devices. See Device …

DFE

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Digital Front End sometimes referred to as a DFE. The Digital Front End (DFE) is the workflow touch point that accepts a print file, commonly a PDF or PostScript file  …