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History of Graphic Communication
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A flat printing plate accepts ink and repels water. The image is transferred from plate to a cylinder, then onto paper.
A means by which manuscripts are submitted today.
Applications that have the capability of modifying copy.
The process that uses a relief image to print on a substrate, such as, cardboard or plastics.
A form of Porous printing.
The process of printing figures in sequence on stock.
Sheet-fed and Web-fed
The two basic types of printing presses.
Relief, Planography, Inaglio, Porous, and Impactless
The five types of printing processes.
Format and Cost
The two final product factors that are determined by the specifications of printing.
The term that is commonly used to relate to the visual, or things we see.
The term used today to explain the exchange of information in a visual form.
Continuous Tone Copy
Photographs are considered to be this form of copy.
Content Editing and Copy Editing
The two classifications of editing print.
A piece of photo-conversion equipment that is being eliminated in many printing facilities.
Written Copy and Artwork
The two types of images that make up most printed products.
Green, Red, Blue
These are not process colors for printing.
The processes that assists in folding heavy stock such as boxes and cards.
The process that is used to place signatures for a book in proper order.
The method that is used to cut stock into a design pattern.
This is not considered a major printing process.
The segments of industry that are normally responsible for producing owner's manuals, repair manuals, and parts lists for companies.
The process of raising an image on paper using heat and pressure to mold the paper fibers.
This is what Ink-jet printing is referred to.
The step in the production of visual images that involves color separations or other image editing.
An illustrated image drawn by hand or using computer software.
A device that is used to convert an image to digital form and allow it to be stored as an electronic file.
A printing process that is also known as relief printing.
This is not considered a finishing operation in printing.
This term refers to the cutting of printed stock to produce even edges on a substrate.
The year 1440
The year the printing press was invented.
The first painted artwork on the walls of caves in France and Spain.
The process that begins with design, progresses to layout, and is finally completed in a visual form.
The process of placing an image on a plate.
Ink is spread on raised image areas and transferred to paper by direct pressure.
The image area is etched into the plate and then inked. The cylinders then transfer the images onto the paper.
A plate is attached to a screen and ink is forced through the screen mesh. This is known as screen printing.
The process of bonding plastic film, by heat and pressure, to a sheet of paper to protect its surface and improve appearance.
The year the first book was created by the Sumerians on clay tablets.
The Egyptians used papyrus as a paper to then scribe onto.
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