PASTE-UP The process of pasting an image or part of an image on a
reproduction page or sheet before photographing for platemaking or printing.
PATTERN (1) The regular or irregular distribution or arrangement of
elements; (2) Regularly repeated flat designs used to create two-dimensional
PENS, PLOTTER A pen nib or jet spray attached to a plotter output
PENS, STEEL BRUSH Steel pen nibs designed to create large poster
PENS, TECHNICAL Conical or tubular tipped pen nibs designed to
produce a consistently even line of a predetermined weight in a standard or
metric measurement available with and without a reservoir.
PENTAGON A five-sided figure generally having equal sides and angles.
PERCENTAGE CHART Also called PIE CHART. A circular chart
divided into wedges whose sum equals 100% or 360°.
PERPENDICULAR A vertical line meeting or intersecting a horizontal
line at 90°.
PERSONIFICATION Attributing human qualities to animals or inanimate
PERSPECTIVE The visual impression of lines moving closer together as
PHANTOM LINES Also called ALTERNATE POSITION LINES. Lines
consisting of one long and two short dashes, evenly spaced, terminating in a
long line, used to indicate an additional position of a part or object.
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