Magenta: One of the subtractive primaries
which is used in 4 color process printing. It is different from
"red" which is an additive primary color.
Matte Finish: A printing paper that is coated
with a dull finish with no gloss or luster.
Maximum Density: The measurement of the
blackest or darkest part of an image.
Mechanical: An assembly of type and/or
artwork on paper or artboard.
Middle Tones: The tonal range between
highlights and shadows of a photograph or reproduction.
Mil.: One one-thousandth (1/1000) of an inch.
Used to describe paper thickness.
Minimum Density: The measurement of the
whitest, or lightest area of an image.
Misregistration: The result of incorrect
alignment on a press.
Mockup: A proof used to check for correct
page location and number on a signature.
Moiré: A pattern in created when screens are
overlapped more or less than 30 degrees.
Mylar: In image assembly; a polyester based
film specifically suited for stripping film upon because of it's