December 12, 2016

Resistive Ribbon 

Process used by IBM’s Quietwriter to melt ink on a page.
December 12, 2016

Resolution 

A measure of the extent to which the human eye can distinguish between the smallest discrete parts of an image. In terms of human vision, though, this is more or
December 12, 2016

Resolution-Dependent 

Any text or graphics file or file description language (such as the original verison of QuickDraw) that will output a file only at certain predetermined resolutions (such as screen resolution), in contrast to resolution-independent files
December 12, 2016

Resolution-Independent 

Any text or graphics file or file description language (such as PostScript) that will output a file at the highestresolution the output device is capable of, in contrast to a resolution-dependent file or language
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Reticulation

A printing defect characterized by a large-scale withdrawal of a printed ink film from portions of the substrate, caused by incompatibilities between the ink formulation and the surface of the substrate.
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RIPing 

Alternate spelling for ripping, or converting an image to a bit map utilizing a raster image processor. See Raster Image Processor.
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Ripped 

Converted to a bit map via a raster image processor. See Raster Image Processor. Also spelled RIPed.
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Ripping 

The act of using a raster image processor to convert a vector-based image into a bit map. See Raster Image Processor. Also spelled RIPing.
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Rosette

In color printing, a very small circle of halftone dots, formed when three or more process color screens are overprinted at the correct screen angles with the proper dot sizes. A rosette
December 12, 2016

Rub Resistance 

Alternate term for abrasion resistance. See Abrasion Resistance.

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