- One of the four process colours; also known as process red.
Makeready - All activities required to set up a press before
production begins. Also refers to paper used in the process.
Mark Up - Using standard symbols and proofreaders' marks,
to write instructions on copy or proof telling how it should be
prepared or corrected.
Matchprint - 3M trade name for integral colour proof.
Matte Finish - Slightly dull finish on coated, lightly-calendered
Metallic Ink - Ink containing powdered metal that sparkles
Micrometer - Instrument used to measure thickness of paper.
Modem - Short for modulator/demodulator, a device that
converts digital signals to analog tones and vice versa so that
systems based on electronic memories can interface over telephone
Multicolour Printing - Printing done in more than one ink