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Offset Lithography or Offset Printing
A common printing process in which an inked image is transferred from a metal plate to a rubber blanket which in turn presses the image onto paper

Offsetting
Transfer of ink from one side of a page to the side of an opposite page

Opacity
The property of paper that refers to how much it can block the ink from showing through

Outline halftone
A halftone image with the background removed from around the subject

Overrun
The quantity of prints produced is more than the ordered quantity

Oversampling
Scanning at more than the ideal sampling rate

 


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