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Gang

Getting the most out of a printing press by using the maximum sheet size to print multiple images or jobs on the same sheet. A way to save money.

Gang

Ghosting

A faint printed image that is made by reducing the denser areas of a photo while keeping the detail of the Image.

Ghosting

Gradient

A function in graphic software that allows the user to fill an object/image with a smooth transition of colors, for example a dark blue, gradually becoming lighter or red, gradually becoming orange, then yellow.

Gradient

Greeked text

In page-assembly programs, text that appears as gray bars approximating the lines of type rather than actual characters. This speeds up the amount of time it takes to draw images on the screen.

Greeked text

Grippers Margin

The area of the sheet that can't contain image because of the metal fingers on a printing press that holds the paper as it passes through the press.

Grippers Margin