By A & C Black Publishers
This absolutely revised variation contains over 8,000 phrases, expressions and terminology with regards to the publishing and printing industries and allied trades. subject matters coated are papermaking, ink, printing and binding equipment, bookselling, typesetting, computer publishing and layout, copyright, modifying, commissioning, contracts, rights and digital publishing. Definitions are given in transparent, easy English, which means that this dictionary is ideal for someone in need of complete info at their fingertips.
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This arrangement is now not so common, and territories like Australia are becoming ‘open’ or indeed are the subject of special territorial licences. brochure COMMENT: A brochure usually has only a few pages (typically 8 or 16) and is not sewn, but can be saddle-stitched. It usually has a self-cover. fm Page 33 Thursday, April 6, 2006 1:33 PM 33 bromide paper / brəυmad pepə/, bromide paper bromide / brəυmad/ noun photosensitive paper used to make bromide prints bromide print / brəυmad/, bromide / brəυmad prnt/ noun a photographic print from a typeset film, a positive photographic print from a negative or the finished print from a phototypesetting machine printed on shiny photographic paper ć The typesetter has sent us the bromides for checking.
Originally they were places where merchants could buy and sell manuscripts; they have always had an international element, and even the earliest book fairs were patronised by dealers from various countries in Europe. Book fairs can now be divided into two main categories: (a) rights fairs (like the Frankfurt Book Fair, or the London Book Fair), where publishers sell rights in books to publishers from other countries, and also meet agents and representatives; and (b) selling fairs (such as the Geneva Book Fair) where books can be sold to the visitors from the stands.
2. a written paper promising to pay money 3. a poster or other piece of advertising material which is stuck on a wall 4. a set of various quantities of pieces of type in a font í verb to present a bill to somebody so that it can be paid ć The printer billed us for the author’s corrections. billing / blŋ/ noun the writing of invoices or bills bill of exchange / bl əv ks tʃend / noun a document that tells a bank to pay a person, usually used in payments in foreign currency bill of lading / bl əv ledŋ/ noun a list of goods being shipped, which the transporter gives to the person sending the goods to show that the goods have been loaded bimetallic plate / bamet lk plet/, bimetal plate noun a printing plate made of two metals, with the printing surface and characters of one metal such as copper on a chromium or steel base bin /bn/ noun 1.