Any image—such as a photograph—that exists as a series of small dots of varying size and color density that serve to simulate the appearance of continuous gradations of tone. Halftones
The basic indivisible unit of some printed images—commonly photographs—produced by photographically exposing or digitally imaging a continuous tone image to a screen, which breaks the image up into discrete dots. Since most
A printing ink possessing high color strength and finely-dispersed pigment particles, formulated especially for high-quality reproduction of halftone dots on coated papers.
A photographic negative film produced by exposing a continuous tone image through a halftone screen. Also called ascreened negative. See Halftone.
A somewhat incorrect term occasionally used in screen printing to refer to a screen fabric suitable for printinghalftone images.
A photographic positive film produced by exposing a continuous tone image through a halftone screen. Also called ascreened positive. See Halftone.
A type of gray scale that exists on film and comprises halftone dots in discrete levels of gray. See Gray Scale.
See Screen (second definition) and Halftone.
Alternate term for screen algorithm. See Screen Algorithm.
Alternate term for screen tint. See Screen Tint.
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