ink bleed

ink bleed

[′iŋk ‚blēd]
(computer science)
In character recognition, the capillary extension of ink beyond the original edges of a printed or handwritten character.
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APR also reported favorably on one commercial solution--labels that float in water in the sink/float process and have no ink bleed, such as a wrap-around PP sleeve labels in which the ink is laminated between two layers.
There's something about the way ink bleeds into the paper," he told Seattle Metropolitan magazine.