A-C Graphics words

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Analysed
examining information by looking at separate parts of it
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Annotated
brief notes which help to explain designs
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Anthropometrics
the study of the varying sizes of all the parts of a human body
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Artwork
is the name given to the hand drawn or CAD designs created by the designer
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Batch production
used for limited runs such as books and magazines
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Biodegradable plastics
plastics that can be totally broken down by micro-organisms into harmless waste
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Biodegradable
a material, normally based on animal or vegetable matter, that can be broken down by other living organisms into harmless waste
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Bleed area
the 3mm extra area at the edge of a printed image, allowing for slight misalignment by the printer when cropping the image.
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Blow Moulding
a process of making hollow plastic forms by flowing air into a heated thermoplastic
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Bought in
components you haven't made but have bought in for your project
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Branding
a logo or image associated by the public with a product
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Brightness
the level of optical whiteness
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Built-in Obsolescence
where a product is made with one or more components that are known to fail after a specific period
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CAD
the process of developing an idea using a computer
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CE mark
a safety standard that allows the product to be sold within the EU
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Centre line
the line that defines the centre of a circle or an arc
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Collated
collecting and putting numbers or letters into an order
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Colour bar
a small strip of the process colours (CMYK) printed outside the actual image, used to check the colour density.
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Colour seperation
the process where the original image is separated into the four process colours by a computer programme
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Complementary
colours taht are opposite each other on the colour wheel, providing the greatest contrast
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Component
an individual piece of a product that is connected to another during assembly to make the final product
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Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC)
machines which are controlled by a number system
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Computer-aided design (CAD)
producing a design using a computer
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Computer-aided manufacture (CAM)
producing products and designs using computer controlled technology
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Continuous production
24/7 but with the possibility of changing printing plates
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Copyright
protects original authored works from being copied for the lifetime of the creator, plus 70 years
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Corporate Identity
the qualities and values an organisation wishes to be associated with and recognised by - its signage, products and public appearance
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Creasing
the paper or card is compressed to form a fold line
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Creativity
new designs, new ideas, new interpretations of older ideas and products
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Crop marks
found at the four corners of a page, which tell the printer where to crop or guillotine the printed image
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Cultural issues
advertising or product decisions that are changeable dependant on the actual target market
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brief notes which help to explain designs

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Annotated

Card 3

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the study of the varying sizes of all the parts of a human body

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Card 4

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is the name given to the hand drawn or CAD designs created by the designer

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Card 5

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used for limited runs such as books and magazines

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