The spacing between labels, both horzizontally and vertically.
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A defect in flexographic printing. Usually appears as uniform spaces, lateral variations in tone exactly corresponding to the distance between gear teeth.
In printing, parallel streaks appearing across the printed web at the same interval as the gear teeth on a cylinder. Same as gear marks.
Indistinct image patterns appearing as solids or reverse printing, typically caused by poor ink distribution, inconsistency in plate and/or substrate thickness, and/or poor base ink formulation.
Characteristic of the surface which causes it to reflect light at a given angle.
In papermaking, the direction in which most fibers lie and correspond with the direction of the paper traveling through the paper machine.