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GLOSSARY & DICTIONARY

English – German

The below glossary and dictionary is set up in the following way:

Term in English (BE) | Term in German

Description of the term in English.

A

 

Acknowledgement | Danksagung

Usually at the end of he book where the author expresses his gratitude.

Alignment | Ausrichtung

Text direction

Author | Autor

Writer of a book

B

Baseline | Grundlinie

Text

Baseline shift | Grundlinienversatz

Text

Binding | Bindung

Text

Binding machine | Bindemaschine

Text

Binding type | Bindeart

Bleed | Beschnitt

Text

Book | Buch

Text

Bookbinder | Buchbinder

Text

Book case | Buchdecke

Text

Book genre | Buchgenre

Text

Bold | Fett

Text

C

Capitals / Capital letter | Großbuchstaben (Versalien)

Text

CMYK | CMYK

Text

Colour management | Farbmanagement

Text

Colour space | Farbraum

Text

Colour system | Farbsystem

Text

Copyright | Urheberrecht

Text

Cover | Umschlag

Text

D

Debossing | Tiefprägung

Text

Didot | Didotpunkt

Text
 

Die cut | (Aus)Stanzung

Text

Digital printing | Digitaldruck

Text

Display | Display (Fonts)

Text

Dust cover (jacket) | Schutzumschlag

Text

E

Ebook | Ebook

Text

Edges | Ränder, Kanten

Text

Embossing | Hochprägung

Text

Endpapers (Ends) | Nachsatzpapier

Text

Epdf | epdf

Text

Epub | epub

Text

F

Fibre direction | Laufrichtung (der Papierfasern)

Text

Flaps | Klappen

Cover:

Children's books:

Flexi | Flexi

Text

FOGRA (Research Institute for Media Technologies) |

FOGRA (Forschungsinstitut für Medientechnologien e.V.

Text

www.fogra.org

Foil stamping | Folienkaschierung

Text

Font | Schrift

Text

Footer | Fußzeile

Text

Frontpapers (Fronts) | Vorsatzpapier

Text

FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) | FSC

Text

G

Gauze | Gaze

Text

Genre | Genre

Text

Glue | Leim / Kleber

Text

Grammar | Grammatik

Text

Gutter | Bundsteg

Text

H

Hardcover (also: PLC) | Pappband (auch: Hardcover, Festeinband)

Text

Head- & Tailband | Kapitalband

Text

Header | Überschrift

Text

HEX | HEX

Text

Hyphen | Bindestrich

Text

I

Imposition | Ausschießen

Text

Imprint | Impressum

Text

Indent | Einzug

Text

Index | Verzeichnis

Text

Indie Author | Indie Autor

Text

Ink | Druckfarbe

Text

ISBN | ISBN

The International Standard Book Number is a unique identifier for publishing products such as books and in some cases articles and periodicals. It consists of 13 digits (until 2006 it was 10 digits).

Italic | Kursiv

Font cut

J

Jacket | Schutzumschlag

Printed cover with flaps placed around a plc/hardcover in order to protect the book case.

K

Kiss-cut | Vorstanzung

Sticker sheets are usually produced with kiss-cut which makes it easier to peel off the individual stickers.

L

LAB | LAB

Colour space L*a*b (also: CIELAB or CIE L*a*b)

Lamination | Kaschierung

Text

Letterpress | Bleidruck

Text

Ligature | Ligatur

Text

Line | Linie

To separate text

Linen | Leinen

Text

Litarature | Literatur

Text

Literary Agent | Literaturagent

Text

Lithography | Lithografie

Text

Lower case | Kleinbuchtstaben

Text

M

Margin | Seitenrand (auch: Außensteg)

Text

Medium | Medium

Font cut

Mobi | Mobi

Text

N

Novel | Roman

Text

O

OCR | OCR

Text

Offset printing | Offsetdruck

Text

Ornament | Ornament

Text

P

Paperback | Taschenbuch

Text

Page number | Pagina (auch: Seitenzahl)

Text

Pixel | Pixel

Text

PLC (also: hardcover) | Pappband (auch: Festeinband, Hardcover)

Text

Print on Demand | Print on Demand

Text

Printer | Drucker

Text

Printing | Druck

Text

Printing house | Druckerei

Text

Printing plate | Druckplate

Text

Printing press | Druckmaschine

Text

Q

Quarter space | Viertelgeviert

Text

R

Regular | Normal

Font cut

RGB | RGB

colour space

Ribbon marker | Leseband

Text

Round text | Rundsatz

Text

Ruler | Lineal

Text

S

Sans Serif | Sans serif (auch: serifenlos)

Text

Self-publisher | Selbstverleger

Text

Serif | Serife

Text

Sheet | Bogen

Text

Sheet offset | Bogenoffset

Text

Sleeve | Gummituch

Text

Small capitals | Kapitälchen

Text

Soft-touch | Softtouch

Text

Spine | Buchrücken

Text

Spine text | Rückentext

Text

Sprayed edges | Farbschnitt

Text

Sticker | Aufkleber

Text

Symbol | Symbol (auch: Zeichen)

Text

T

Title | Titel

Text

Trim | Zuschnitt, Schneiden (Papier)

Text

Trimmed Page Size (TPS) | Endformat

Text

Trim machine | Schneidemaschine

Text

Type | Schrift

Text

Typesetter | Schriftsetzer

Text

Typography | Typografie

Text

Typometre (also: printer's ruler) | Typometer

Text

U

Uncoated | Ungestrichen

Text

V

Varnish | Lack

Text

W

White space | ???

Text

Wire-O | Ringbindung

Text

Writer | Autor

Text

XYZ

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