In photo printing gasfastness is a term used to describe the durability of printed photos and how well they stand up to exposure to elements in the air after printing. Poor gasfastness of a print may show swelling of the paper, or changes to the print when handle or exposed to elements in the air. Gasfastness is determined by how ink pigment particles bond to the surface of the paper, so each printer manufacturer will have a different gasfastness depending on the paper you use to print. While the term is used as a measurement, there is no real formula to determine gasfastness.
Compare with lightfastness, the durability of a print when exposed to light.
(n.) (1) A node on a network that serves as an entrance to another network. In enterprises, the gateway is the computer that routes the traffic from a workstation to the outside network that is serving the Web pages. In homes, the gateway is the ISPthat connects the user to the internet. In enterprises, the […]
The GNU version of awk. The original version of gawk was written in 1986 by Paul Rubin and Jay Fenlason.
Short for computer geek, an individual with a passion for computers, to the exclusion of other normal human interests. Depending on the context, it can be used in either a derogatory or affectionate manner. Basically, geek and nerd are synonymous.
- gender changer
A gender changer refers to any adapter, connector or cable that can be used to change the male connectors (end with pins) to female connectors, and vise versa.
- generation loss
(1) The loss of quality when copying or printing data. The more copies are used, rather than originals, and saved the higher the quality loss. (2) In video terminology it is video degradation caused by successive recordings from the original source (dubs from dubs). Generation loss also results from analog duplication of original video recording.