gripper edge


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gripper edge

[′grip·ər ‚ej]
(graphic arts)
The leading edge of the paper as it passes through a printing press.
The front edge of a lithographic or wraparound plate that is secured to the front clamp of the plate cylinder.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.