J-M glossary Graphics words

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Jigs and formers
They are used to accurately locate, bend or aid in the construction of a product (save time and can make identical products)
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Kitemark
the symbol shows consumers that the product has been tested and complies with relevant safety standards
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Leader line
the line that defines the outer limits of an object to be measured (doesn't touch the object and extends past the arrow head)
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LED
a light-emitting diode
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Lever
a piece of card that can be attached in a number of ways to other levers or the base board
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Line bending
a process used to bend lines in a heated thermoplastic
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Linear movement
a movement in a straight line
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Logo
an image that is associated with an organisation
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Making skills
How bought-in components or other materials are attached to the graphic components of a product
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Manipulation
reducing or enlarging a design, it can be done to shrink or enlarge an image whilst keeping its dimensions relatives
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Mass production
used when making millions of the smae item
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Mechanical books
books which have movement and actions built into them
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Microns (µm)
card thickness is measured in microns (a micron is 1/1000th of a mm)
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Mirror image
selecting an axis in which to produce a mirror image of a line/shape/design of a picture (save time in the long run)
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Mock-up
a model, often full size, of a design to allow for evaluation, a working model of a product built for study or testing or display
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Model
a graphic representation of the item you are designing (scaled down usually)
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Modelling materials
the range of materials used to produce quality 3D models
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Modern material
a material invented within the last 50 years
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Moral issues
These are where the designer has to make a decision about something that may be dangerous or controversial, but it isn't covered by any law or design regulation
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Must do signs
signs that tell you that you must do something
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Card 2

Front

the symbol shows consumers that the product has been tested and complies with relevant safety standards

Back

Kitemark

Card 3

Front

the line that defines the outer limits of an object to be measured (doesn't touch the object and extends past the arrow head)

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

a light-emitting diode

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

a piece of card that can be attached in a number of ways to other levers or the base board

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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