KEY LINEA line drawn in red on a mechanical to indicate position and
size of a piece of copy that will not be visible in the reproduction.
KEYBOARDA computer input device based on the principle of a
typewriter keyboard used to input text and commands into a computer.
KEYSTONE EFFECTOnscreen distortion created when the projector is
not parallel to the deck or screen surface.
KID FINISHA medium-textured surface of art paper or illustration board.
KILOBYTEAbbreviated as K, a kilobyte is 1,024 bytes of data.
LAMINATE (1) A transparent plastic or acrylic cover material; (2) To
cover a surface with a transparent plastic or acrylic material.
LAMINATIONA plastic or acrylic used to cover a surface.
LAMPBLACK A very fine black pigment used in various black paints and
LASERAn acronym for Light Amplification by Simulated Emission of
LASER PRINTERA high-resolution printer that uses laser technology to
create an image.
LAYING INThe initial broad application of tone to a picture.
LAYOUTThe arrangement of a book, a magazine, or other publication so
that text and illustrations follow a desired format.
LEADINGSpacing between lines of type, measured in points.
LEADER LINEThin, unbroken lines used to connect numbers, references,
or notes to appropriate surfaces.
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