FLOW CHARTA chart that shows the flow of data through a data
processing system and the sequence of their performance.
FLOUROGRAPHICSee DROP-OUT HALFTONE.
FLUSHEven with the margin or the widest line in a column or page.
FOCAL POINTCenter of interest.
FOCAL LENGTHThe distance from the center of the lens to the film
FOCI METHODA 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.
FOLIOA sheet of paper folded once giving four pages.
FONTTypeface designs and sizes.
FORESHORTEN To depict an object or line in less than its true length.
FORMThe shape and structure of an object or figure.
FORMAL BALANCESee BALANCE or SYMMETRY.
FORMATA general structure or composition.
F/STOPSettings on the lens diaphragm of a camera lens that measure the
amount of light allowed to reach the film.
F/16 RULESetting the camera for an f/stop of f/16 and the shutter speed
close to the ASA/ISO rating of the film.
FRAMEA single unit in a storyboard, a cartoon feature, or a film strip.
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