Short for Hue, Saturation, and Value it is a color model that is often used in place of the RGB color model in graphics and paint programs. In using this color model, a color is specified then white or black is added to easily make color adjustments. HSV may also be called HSB (short for hue, saturation and brightness).
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- accent mark
In desktop publishing and word processing, an accent mark, also called a diacritical, it is the term used to describe the accent marks used on some characters to denote a specific pronunciation. Accent marks, or diacriticals are most commonly used in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. Accent marks are not common in the English […]
- PCI modem
A modem that plugs into a PCI bus and is controlled by a device driver. Other types of modems may use the older ISA bus slot.
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 […]
- 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 […]