In photo printing it is a term used to describe the durability of printed digital photos and how well they stand up to exposure to light. Sunlight and other artificial lighting can cause a reaction on ink pigments and can cause the color to fade or change over time with exposure. In printing, when an ink is called lightfast, it means the manufacturer states it has a strong light-fade resistance.
Compare with gasfastness, the durability of a print when exposed to elements other than light.
- lights out server room
Also called a lights out datacenter, a room that contains a number of servers under lock and key and kept in the dark that under normal operation is not entered by human administrators, and all operations in the room are automated. The computers in a lights out server room typically are controlled by the use […]
- lightweight browser
(1) A hardware circuit connecting two devices. (2) In programming, a single program statement. (3) In caches, a single data entry. A cache line can contain data from one or more addresses. Modern PC motherboards, for example, generally have an L2 cache where each line is 32 bytes wide.
- line art
A type of graphic consisting entirely of lines, without any shading. Most art produced on computers is not line art because the computer makes it so easy to add subtle shadings.
- line editor
A primitive type of editor that allows you to edit only one line of a file at a time.