N-Q graphics glossary words

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Non-biodegradable
waste that cannot be broken down by living organisms
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Non-geographical maps
not related to the actual landscape or topography
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Oscillating movement
the movement backwards and forwards in a circular motion
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Offset lithography
the 'offset' means that the actual printing plate never touches the paper, because the image is first transferred, or 'offset', onto another cylinder
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One point perspective
a drawing created with only one vanishing point
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One-off production
used for high-value special items
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Operations
individual processes and functions
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Operator
the person who is controlling the process
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Outline
the outside line of an object
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Output device
device which allows information to be downloaded in the form of a 'hard' copy
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Output
the final outcome of the process
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Over packaging
where too much packaging is used
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Paper engineering
precise, accurate mechanisms made from paper and designed to enable the desired actions to take place
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Paper/card engineering
the design and manufacture of 'pop up' type products
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Patent
a legal protection the designer and their design apply for to protect it from being copied for up to 20 years
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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
safety clothing to protect you while you work, such as goggles or gloves
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Photomechanical transfer (PMT)
this is the process used to transfer the image onto a printing plate
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Pictogram
simple ideogram without language and used in public places
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Pictorial drawing
a 3D drawing
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Plan view
a view looking down at the top of your product
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Pop up
cut out sections appear when the page is turned
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Press Forme
the actual tool used in the die cutting process
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Primary Packaging
packaging which protects the product and gives key information
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Print finishes
these are effects that are usually added after the main print process has been carried out
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Printing plate
normally made from a flexible material like aluminium for offset lithography or rubber for flexography
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Process
what is done in the process
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Process colours
Cyan, magenta, yellow and black (CMYK)
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Production line
a set of machinery required to make a product from start to finish
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Prototype
a life-size (1:1) working model of your design used for testing, development and evaluation
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Quality Assurance (QA)
the process through which the designer states what he/she wants the product to have when it is made
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Quality Control (QC)
the measures that arec place to ensure that the quality standards are met at critical points of the making process
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Card 2

Front

not related to the actual landscape or topography

Back

Non-geographical maps

Card 3

Front

the movement backwards and forwards in a circular motion

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

the 'offset' means that the actual printing plate never touches the paper, because the image is first transferred, or 'offset', onto another cylinder

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

a drawing created with only one vanishing point

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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