Print terminology jargon - From Halftone to Hue. If you can’t find the term you’re looking for call us on 023 9233 4900. Bishops Printers, Portsmouth

Jargon buster

Print terminology can be confusing and intimidating when you don’t understand it. If you can’t find the term you’re looking for, please call us on 023 9233 4900 and we’ll be pleased to help.

Halftone

Picture with varying shades of tone created by varying size dots.

Head margin

The white space above the first line on a page.

Heidelberg

Recognised in the industry as the Rolls Royce of printer manufacturers. Every one of our presses is a Heidelberg, which is part of our assurance to you of quality and reliability. Check out our plant list.

Hickey

Spot or imperfection in printing.

Hue

The main attribute of a colour which distinguishes it from other colours.