X-HEIGHT X-Height is the measurement from the baseline to the top of a lower-case letter.
WIRE-O BINDING Wire-O Binding is a continuous double series of wire loops run through punched slots along the binding side of a booklet.
WI-FI Wi-Fi is short for Wireless Fidelity. The term refers to wireless network components that are based on one of the Wi-Fi Alliance’s 802.11 standards. The Wi-Fi Alliance created the 802.11 standard so that manufacturers can make wireless products that work with other manufacturers’ equipment.
WET TRAP To wet trap is to print wet ink or varnish over previously printed wet ink, as compared to dry trap.
WEB PRESS A web press is a press that prints on a roll of paper, usually cutting it into sheets after printing. This machine is also called a reel-fed press. Web presses come in many sizes, but the most common being mini, half, three quarter (also called 8-page) and full (also called 16-page).
VECTOR Unlike raster images, vector images are not made up of a grid of pixels. Instead, they are comprised of paths, which are defined by a start and end point, along with other points, curves, and angles along the way. A path can be virtually any shape, including a simple square or circle. Paths are …
USB (UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS) Universal Serial Bus (USB) is the most common type of computer port used in computers today. It can be used to connect keyboards, mice, game controllers, printers, scanners, digital cameras, and removable media drives and many other components. You can connect up to 127 peripherals to a single USB port. USB …
TRINITRON Trinitron was arguably the best consumer CRT (Cathode Ray Tube) technology available. The technology was developed by Sony, who owns all rights to it. The difference between a Trinitron tube and most other tubes is that the Trinitron uses an aperture grille instead of a shadow mask for creating the image on the screen. …
TERABYTE The size of a terabyte is 2 to the 40th power, or 1,099,511,627,776 bytes. It can be estimated as 10 to the 12th power, or 1,000,000,000,000 bytes. A terabyte is 1,024 gigabytes and precedes the petabyte unit of measurement in computer storage.
STREAMING VIDEO Streaming video is any moving video that plays on the web, rather being downloaded to your computer’s hard drive. An example would be video you watch at www.youtube.com, an online movie trailer, or Windows Media Player video from the internet. Flash Video is the most common Streaming Video format today, because over 95% …