This dictionary covers graphic design, prepress and print terminology
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In geometry the axis of a coordinate system drawn at right angles to both the horizontal (x-axis) and vertical (y-axis) axes. The z-axis adds depth to 3-graphics.
Binding term for two or more parallel folds that open like an accordion, sometimes referred to as an accordion fold. Leaflets and maps often use these folds.
The height of a lowercase letter ‘z’. Also see x-height.
– removable disk technology from Iomega that can store either 100, 250 or 750 megabytes of data on a disk that’s a little bigger than a three-and-a-half-inch floppy.
– Compression algorithm that is used a lot on the Windows platform.
The enlargement or reduction on a computer screen of an image, a page or any other object.
This is the last word in my Longman dictionary. It refers to a branch of applied chemistry that deals with fermentation processes. Maybe this part of the dictionary could use some fermentation as well.