M Weight

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A means of describing the basis weight of paper in pounds of 1,000 sheets cut to a specific size. See Basis Weigh

Manifold Paper

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A lightweight bond paper either unglazed or machine-glazed (on one side or on both sides) closely related toonionskin used for making carbon copies or for reports, airmail stationery, or envelope enclosures. See Bond Paper.

Matte 

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Any surface characterized by a rough, dull, and/or unshiny appearance, produced by the surface reflecting more light back toward the eye. Colors printed on matte surfaces appear less dense. In

Maximum Density 

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In imaging, the greatest image density achievable with a particular configuration of devices or substrates. On one particular press using coated paper, for example, the maximum density may be 3.0, while on the same

Maximum Interword Space 

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In typography, the maximum amount of space allowed between words, used in the setting of tolerances forjustification. See also Minimum Interword Space and Justification.

Maximum Resolution 

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Generally speaking, the greatest number of pixels, or dots, a computer display or output device is capable of producing per inch, measured in pixels per inch. The higher the maximum resolution, the

Metameric Color

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A color that possesses the property of metamerism, or changes its perceived hue under varying sources of illumination. See Metamerism.