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The Heidelberg website glossary explains, in alphabetical order, a multitude of terms relevant to printing, as well as some terms used in Heidelberg's product catalogue.
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- Varnish (print varnish)
- A clear coating that can be processed like an ink in offset and other presses. It has a similar composition to ink, but lacks color pigment.
- Vector graphic
- A graphic consisting of lines and curves (called vectors), the direction and length of which describe an image. Vectors depict an image on the basis of its geometric properties.
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