Primer

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Alternate term for anchor coat. See Anchor Coat. Alternate term for barrier coat. See Barrier Coat.

Print Engine 

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The part of a page printer that performs the physical printing functions, as opposed to the RIP, which creates the image and controls the printing process.

Print File 

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Portion of rigid disk memory (up to 4 Mb) reserves for temporary storage of formatted pages for printing. Pages are retained in print file until they are delivered to output …

Printable Area

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That portion of a sheet of paper where a computer printer can place an image.

Process Color 

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The printing of “full color” images utilizing a photographic color separation process in which each of three primary colors—cyan, magenta, and yellow, plus black—are separated from the original art and given their own printing plate. Successive …

Process Color Guide

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A color guide is a series of color patches printed with a specific production ink and paper at a fixed printer setting to ensure consistent and accurate representation of CMYK printed color combinations as it …

Process Colors 

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The four colors used in process color printing: cyan, magenta, yellow, and black, the combinations of which allow for the reproduction of many colors of the spectrum. See Process Color.