a proof pulled for a final checking before printing plates are made.
(printing) a proof taken from a forme before duplicate plates are made from it
- Foundry sand
noun 1. silica-based sand mixed with clay, oil, etc, to improve its cohesive strength, used in moulding
noun, Printing. 1. type cast in individual characters for setting by hand.
[fount] /faʊnt/ noun 1. a spring of water; . 2. a source or origin: a fount of inspiration to his congregation. [fount, font] /faʊnt, fɒnt/ noun, British Printing. 1. 2 . /faʊnt/ noun 1. (poetic) a spring or fountain 2. source or origin /faʊnt; fɒnt/ noun 1. (printing) another word for font2 n. mid-15c., probably […]
[foun-tn] /ˈfaʊn tn/ noun 1. a spring or source of water; the source or head of a stream. 2. the source or origin of anything. 3. a jet or stream of water (or other liquid) made by mechanical means to spout or rise from an opening or structure, as to afford water for use, to […]