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language usage explained
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Single Page Glossary
plastic coating which protects the printed surface and
usually gives a high gloss finish. Most paperback books
have laminated covers.
The orientation of the page so that the long
edge is along the bottom. Sometimes referred to as horizontal.
The opposite of portrait.
space between characters and lines in printed text. It
refer to mechanical printing presses, where this spacing
was provided by strips of lead.
LAN (Local Area Network)
LAN is a Local Area Network allowing several computers
and/or peripherals to work together (see Network)
which contains no halftones such as company symbols or
far the most common type of commercial printing.
A subset of a user's environment that defines conventions
for a specified culture, such as
time formatting, numeric formatting, monetary formatting,
and character classification,
conversion, and collation.
The process of providing
an e-mail address and password to gain access to a restricted
area of our site.
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