The Wells & Drew Printing Dictionary – J
- also known as jagged image.An image that has been scanned at too low a pixel resolution will appear pixilated. If the graphic is output at too low a printed resolution, it will also appear jagged or aliased.also referred to as bitmapped.
- programming language and environment from Sun Microsystems. Along with C, Java is compiled into an architecture-nuetral binary object and then interpreted like Perl or Tcl for a specific computer architecture.
- job lot paper:
- Paper that didn’t meet specifications when produced, has been discontinued, or for other reasons is no longer considered first quality.
- job number:
- A number assigned to a specific printing project in a printing company for use in tracking and historical record keeping.
- job ticket:
- in printing and other service oriented companies-a form used to specify production schedule of a job and the materials it needs. Also called docket, production order and work order.
- in paper handling, the process of evenly stacking sheets of paper directly on top of one another, either by hand or mechanically.
- joint Photographic Experts Group. A highly compressed graphics format designed to handle computer images of high resolution photographs as efficiently as possible.
- jumbo roll:
- paper rolls measuring over 24″ in diameter and weighing more than 500 lbs