FLOW CHART A chart that shows the flow of data through a data
processing system and the sequence of their performance.
FLOUROGRAPHIC See DROP-OUT HALFTONE.
FLUSH Even with the margin or the widest line in a column or page.
FOCAL POINT Center of interest.
FOCAL LENGTH The distance from the center of the lens to the film
FOCI METHOD A method of drawing ellipses by plotting a series of
points as their circumference using two points on the major axis (foci) as
reference and connecting these points with french curves.
FOCUS Image sharpness.
FOLIO A sheet of paper folded once giving four pages.
FONT Typeface designs and sizes.
FORESHORTEN To depict an objector line in less than its true length.
FORM The shape and structure of an object or figure.
FORMAL BALANCE See BALANCE or SYMMETRY.
FORMAT A general structure or composition.
F/STOP Settings on the lens diaphragm of a camera lens that measure the
amount of light allowed to reach the film.
F/16 RULE Setting the camera for an f/stop of f/16 and the shutter speed
close to the ASA/ISO rating of the film.
FRAME A single unit in a storyboard, a cartoon feature or a film strip.
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