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Glossary

(Printing Industry Terminology)

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Raster
Digital image made up of pixels. Photoshop is the industry leader in this field.
RGB
Red, Green and Blue - the additive primaries that computer monitors use.
Rich Black
Using 4 process colors to make a richer, more saturated black on print jobs. Black can generally be muted or even appear slightly gray when used alone in large areas of black ink coverage. By mixing a rich black using 4 process colors, the result is a much more appealing, solid black.
RIP (Raster Image Processor)
A device designed to intrepret PostScript files and create separations and document formats suitable for printing.