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GLOSSARY - P
A B C D E F G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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Page Count - Total number of pages, including blanks and printed pages without numbers.

Pagination - Assembly of type with other line copy into page format. When done by hand, this is makeup or pasteup; when done electronically, it is computer aided pagination (CAP).

Pica - Unit of measure equalling 1/6 of an inch often used to express line measure or column width.

Pixel - Short for picture element. Definable locations on a VDT display used to form images on the screen.

Point - In paper, unit of thickness equalling 1/1000 inch. In typesetting, unit of height equalling 1/12 of pica and 1/72 of an inch, used to express type size and leading.

Price Break - Quantity level at which unit cost of paper or printing drops.

Printing Plate - Surface carrying image to be printed.

Proof OK - Customer signature approving a proof and authorizing the job to advance to the next stage.

 
 
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