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Adhesive
Something used to stick things together
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Analyse
Study something to discover and evaluate its features
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Batch
A set number of identical products that are made together
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Binding
Binding is used to hold sheets of paper together
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Biodegradable
Something that will decay of time e.g. paper
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Board
Thick paper weighing over 200 grams per square metre
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BSI
British Standards Institution. It set standards for the quality and safety of products and methods. When these standards are meant they displace to Kitemark
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Built-in obsolescence
When something is designed so that it becomes useless or out of date quickly
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CAD/CAM
Designing and manufacturing using a computer
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Colour Fusion
When tiny dots of different colours really close together blend into a new colour
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Copyright
Legal protection which prevents copying of written, drawn or recorded work
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Corrugated
With ridged or grooved surface
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Crating
Drawing in 3D by starting with a box and taking bits off or adding bits on
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Design brief
The instructions that that the client gives to designer about what they want the product to be like
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Design specification
A list of conditions that a product should meet
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Ergonomic
Easy and comfortable for people to use
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Finite
A resource that will run out eventually
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GSM
Grams per Square Metre
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Input device
Something used to enter data into computer e.g. scanner
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Manipulate
Alter in some way, e.g. change the colours in a CAD drawing
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Patent
Legal protection that prevents people copying the design of a new invention
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Perspective drawing
Drawing in 3D, so that things that are further away look smaller
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Pictorial drawing
Drawing in 3D
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Prototype
A full sized, working, one off model of a design. A prototype is built to allow evaluation of the product before starting manufacturing in quantity.
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Rendering
Adding shaping and/or colour to a drawing to make it look more realistic
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Sketch
Simple free hand drawing
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Smart material
A material that changes its properties in response to a change in the envirnoment
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Target Market
The group of people who you want to sell your product to
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Tessellation
Fitting as many nets as possible on one piece of material to reduce waste
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Thermochromics
Materials that change colours when heated
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Thermoplastics
Plastics that can be heated and reshaped over and over again
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Trademark
Legal protection that prevents people copying the symbols,logos or slogans that represents a company
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Card 2

Front

Study something to discover and evaluate its features

Back

Analyse

Card 3

Front

A set number of identical products that are made together

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Binding is used to hold sheets of paper together

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Something that will decay of time e.g. paper

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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