Jargon buster

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Wash up

To clean ink from rollers, fountains and other components of a press.

Wire-o binding

A method of wire binding books along the binding edge that will allow the book to lay flat.

Work and tumble

To print one side of a sheet of paper then turn the sheet over from gripper to back using the opposite gripper edge but the same side guide to print the second side.

Work and turn

To print one side of a sheet of paper then turn the sheet over from left to right and print the second side using the same gripper edge to print the second side.