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A0
ISO paper size 841 x 1189mm

A1
ISO paper size 594 x 841mm

A2
ISO paper size 594 x 420mm

A3
ISO paper size 420 x 297mm

A4
ISO paper size 297 x 210mm

A5
ISO paper size 210 x 148mm

A6
ISO paper size 148 x 105mm

Abrasion Resistance
Resistance to frictional rubbing as distinct from resistance to knocks and impacts. Abrasion tests may be made by means of the finger alone, or with a cloth or a pad with or without a mildly abrasive powder. The pressure, speed and time of rubbing as well as the character of the rubbing agent should be controlled when making comparisons of abrasion resistance.

ABS
Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene, a thermoplastic. Hs good impact resistance and a surface that is easily decorated.

Absolute White
In theory, a material that perfectly reflects all light energy at every visible wavelength. In practice, a solid white with known spectral data used as the "reference white" for all measurements of absolute reflectance.

Acetate
Thin, flexible sheet of transparent plastic used to make overlays.

Against the grain
At right angles to the grain direction of paper.

Agent
Alternate term for Artist's representative.

Airbrush
Pen-shaped ink sprayer used to retouch photographic prints and create illustrations.

Alley
Space between columns of type on a page.

Alteration
Change in copy or specifications made after production has begun.

Amberlith
Another trade name for orange masking material.

Artboard
Alternate term for Mechanical.

Artist's representative
Person who handles marketing and other business matters for designers, illustrators, and photographers.

Artwork
Images, including type and photos, prepared for printing.

ASCII
Acronym for American Standard Code for Information Interchange, a standard code used to help interface digital equipment.