Printing GlossaryA closer look at the lingo used throughout the printing world.



Join us while we dust off our worn and tattered printing dictionaries to extract the most popular printing terms, along with their definitions.

If you are new to the world of print, some of the lingo may sound like we're speaking in a foriegn language. Sound about right? Then have a quick read over a few of the definitions below to quickly bring you up to speed. Master these popular printing definitions and we will have you leaving our website sounding like a print veteran.

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Hopefully our glossary has extended your printing knowledge and helped you to order print online that little bit easier. If you're still looking for the answer to an unanswered question, check out our FAQ's and Artwork Guidelines pages, plenty of great info to be found there.