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Feeder
Section of a printing press that separates the sheets and feeds them into position for printing

Flood
To print an entire sheet completely with ink or varnish

Flop
Reversing a negative to make the image on the right side appear on the left

Foil
A thin metal film with a dry pigment applied to paper by heat or pressure; used in foil stamping and foil embossing

Foil emboss

To foil stamp or emboss an image on paper using a die

Foil stamping

Printing an image on paper without ink using a foil and heated metal die

Four colour process printing

The process of printing by separating the colour components of an image - cyan, magenta, yellow and black – which when combined reproduces full colour images

Four over Four (4/4)

A print job with four colour printing on both sides of the paper

Four over One (4/1)

A print job with four colour printing on the front side and one colour (usually black) on the back side

Four over Zero (4/0)
A print job with four colour printing on the front side and no printing on the back side
 


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