In Fiber optics, it is the term used to describe any hard material that is powdered, carefully graded and then used to finish the ends of optical elements, including the ends of optical fibers and connectors. The abrasive partials are used in a similar way to how one would use sandpaper to finish or shape on object.
- agate line
In desktop publishing and word processing, it is the term used to describe a standard print advertising space, commonly used in newspaper adverts. An agate line is one column wide by one agate in depth, or 1/14 of an inch. As the column width varies by publication, the agate line is not an absolute size.
- monochromatic colors
Refers to a single hue in a color palette that is expanded upon by adding two, three, or more tints (variations in lightness and saturation) of that color, to create a more balanced look. In desktop publishing using monochromatic colors is a technique used to vary color in the print document without paying to add […]
- color wheel
A circle shape that is divided equally in to 12 sections, with each section displaying a different color according to its pigment value. As all colors are created from the three primary colors (red, green and blue), the primary colors are shown forming a triangle within the color wheel. The color wheel shows the relationship […]
- adjacent colors
Adjacent colors, also called analogous colors refers to the use of compatible color combinations that blend well together and are near each other on the color wheel (e.g. yellow, to yellow orange, to orange). These colors are more subdued and are not bright vivid colors.
- additive primary colors
Additive primary colors are the primary color elements that make up white light. These colors are called additives because you must add the colors together to create white. The additive primary colors are red, green, and blue (commonly called RGB) as they are the primary color elements. Additive primary colors are the primary colors of […]