Trapping – Printing Terms Glossary

The overlapping of one color over a unlike, adjacent color to ensure that no white space is visible where the two colors meet, particularly when there are little variations in the registration of the two colors during the printing process. Or the procedure of printing wet ink over wet or dry previously printed ink.

 

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The overlapping of one color over a unlike, adjacent color to ensure that no white space is visible where the two colors meet, particularly when there are little variations in the registration of the two colors during the printing process. Or the procedure of printing wet ink over wet or dry previously printed ink.