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Galley Proof:
A proof of text copy before being made into pages.
   
Gamma:
A measure of contrast in photographic images.
  
Gathering:
In binding, the assembling of folded signatures in proper sequence.
  
GCR:
(Gray Component Replacement) The removal of equal amounts of cyan, magenta, and yellow in gray areas of a 4-color halftone, and replacement of these colors with a higher proportion of black.  This produces a clearer, less muddy effect.
  
Gear Streaks:
In printing, parallel streaks appearing across the printed sheet at the same interval as gear teeth on the cylinder.
  
Generation:
Each succeeding stage in reproduction from the original copy.
  
Ghosting:
Indistinct image patterns appearing as solids or reverse printing, typically caused by poor ink distribution, inconsistency in plate and/or substrate thickness. This is also referred to as shadows.
  
Gigabyte:
(GB) One billion bytes.
  
Gloss:
The property of a face material to have a mirror like finish or high shine.
  
Goldenrod Paper:
In offset lithography, a specially coated masking paper of yellow or orange color used by strippers to assemble and position negatives for exposure on plates.
  
Gradation:
A smooth transition between two different colors or densities.
  
Grain:
In papermaking, the direction in which most fibers lay that corresponds with the direction the paper is made on a paper machine.
  
Grammage:
A term in metric system for expressing the basis weight of paper.  It is the weight in grams of a square meter of the paper expresses in g/m2.
 
Gravure:
An intaglio printing process in which the image area is etched below the surface of the printing plate and is transferred directly to the paper by means of pressure.
  
Gray Balance:
The dot values or densities of cyan, magenta, and yellow that produce neutral gray.
     
Gray Level:
The number of gray values that can be distinguished by a color separation filter - usually 256.
  
Gray Scale:
A strip of standard gray tones, ranging from white to black, placed at the side of original copy during photography to measure tonal range and contrast (gamma) obtained.
  
Gray Scale Image:
An image whose gray values run throughout the gray scale.  The range of the gray values is determined by the number of bits that define the image.
  
Greeking:
To indicate type by substituting rules, gray lines or nonsensical characters for actual letters.
  
Gripper Edge:
The leading edge of paper as it passes through a printing press.  Also, the front edge of a lithograpic or wraparound plate that is secured to the front clamp of a plate cylinder.
  
Gripper Margin:
Unprintable blank edge of paper on which grippers bear, usually 1/2" or less.
  
Grippers:
In sheetfed printing presses, metal fingers that clamp on paper and control its flow as it passes through.
   
Groundwood Pulp:
A mechanically prepared wood pulp used in the manufacture of newsprint and publication papers.
  
GUI:
(Graphical User Interface) Pronounced "gooey".  In digital imaging, a technical term for a system that lets users manipulate files by pointing to pictures (icons) with a mouse or other pointing device instead of having to type in key commands.
  
Gum Arabic:
In offset lithography, used in platemaking and on press to  desensitize the nonprinting areas of plates.
 
Gumming:
In platemaking, the process of applying a thin coating of gum to the nonprinting areas of a lithographic plate.
  
Gutter:
The blank space or inner margin from printing area to binding.
  
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