G-I glossary graphics words

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Grades of pencil leads
H, HB and B
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Gravure
highest quality, but most expensive printing process used for the best detailed image
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Grid
a boxed framework to help drawing shapes
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Group/ungroup
selecting a line or part of a design then grouping it together and then being able to apply constraints to the 'grouped' items
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GSM (grams per square meter)
paper thickness is measure in gsm which is the weight in grams of the whole square meter of paper
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Guillotine
very large and powerful blade used for the final cut to the printed sheet (this blade normally follows the crop marks)
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Hardware
machinery that supports the software
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Hatching
equally spaced lines usually drawn at 45 degrees which represent where an object has been sectioned
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Health and safety executive
government body responsible for ensuring workplaces comply with health and safety at work laws
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Hidden detail
lines which you know exist but you can't see them
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Horizon
the horizontal line on which the vanishing point sits
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Hue
a particular gradation of colour
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Ideogram
pictorial symbol used to communicate a message
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Import
bringing an image from one application into another application
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Injection Moulding
process in which hot liquid plastic is injected into a mould, by force
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Input
what you add to a process (information or materials)
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Input device
any device which allows data to be entered into a computer
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Instructions
explain to others how to do something
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Isometric
pictorial drawing without horizontal lines, which shows objects in 3D (lines are vertical or at 30 degrees to the horizontal)
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Card 2

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highest quality, but most expensive printing process used for the best detailed image

Back

Gravure

Card 3

Front

a boxed framework to help drawing shapes

Back

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Card 4

Front

selecting a line or part of a design then grouping it together and then being able to apply constraints to the 'grouped' items

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

paper thickness is measure in gsm which is the weight in grams of the whole square meter of paper

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Preview of the back of card 5
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