DESKTOP PUBLISHING The preparation of copy ready to go directly to
DETAIL DRAWING A drawing that gives specific information.
DETAIL PEN Also called SWEDE PEN. Abroad nibbed, adjustable
ruling pen with greater ink capacity than a standard ruling pen.
DETAIL VIEW A view that shows part of the principal view of an item
using the same plane and arrangement but in greater detail and in a larger
DEVELOPER A chemical that causes a reaction in an
reveal an image in that emulsion.
DIAZO FILM A flexible transparent base coated with
salts and couplers.
DIAZO PAPER Paper treated with a diazo compound
exposed emulsion to
an emulsion of diazo
and azo dyestuff
DIAZOCHROME Diazo sensitized films that produce colored dye images
on a transparent plastic base.
DIFFUSED LIGHT Evenly spread light.
DIMENSION LINE A thin, unbroken line with each end terminating in an
arrowhead used to define the dimensions of an object.
DIMETRIC PROJECTION An axonometric projection of an object where
two axes make equal angles with the plane of projection and the third axis
makes a smaller or larger angle with the plane of projection.
DINGBATS Stars or ornaments used to embellish type.
DISCHORD Color or elements that compete or are not in visual harmony
that creates an uneasy or unattractive image.
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