DESKTOP PUBLISHINGThe preparation of copy ready to go directly to
DETAIL DRAWINGA drawing that gives specific information.
DETAIL PENAlso called SWEDE PEN. A broad nibbed, adjustable
ruling pen with greater ink capacity than a standard ruling pen.
DETAIL VIEWA 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
DEVELOPERA chemical that causes a reaction in an exposed emulsion to
reveal an image in that emulsion.
DIAZO FILMA flexible transparent base coated with an emulsion of diazo
salts and couplers.
DIAZO PAPERPaper treated with a diazo compound and azo dyestuff
DIAZOCHROME Diazo sensitized films that produce colored dye images
on a transparent plastic base.
DIFFUSED LIGHTEvenly spread light.
DIMENSION LINEA thin, unbroken line with each end terminating in an
arrowhead used to define the dimensions of an object.
DIMETRIC PROJECTIONAn 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.
DINGBATSStars or ornaments used to embellish type.
DISCHORDColor or elements that compete or are not in visual harmony
and create uneasy or unattractive images.
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