Dot Gain

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Definition: Dot Gain




Full Definition of Dot Gain


A gain (or loss) in the halftone dot caused by ink bleeding or spreading as it is absorbed by the paper. The result is darker or muddier printed images.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Dot Gain are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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