line cut


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line cut

[′līn ‚kət]
(graphic arts)
A relief printing plate made by photographing a design and then transferring the negative onto a zinc or copper plate that is then developed, with the lines that will form the printing surface being protected and the rest of the plate etched down; used exclusively for the reproduction of materials executed in black (or a color) and white, with no intermediate shades of gray (or tones). Also known as line block; line engraving; line etching; line plate.
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After gifting two side line cuts back to Galway he missed the third one altogether.
Nexus and BTP teamed up to launch a crime-cutting initiative, which saw offences on the line cut by 21%, and the scheme has now been ranked among the best in the country in the rail crime prevention category at this year's Network Rail Environment Awards.
Her friend Ruth Adams said: "Katherine's mother said she heard a dog bark, a scream, then the line cut.
Aberdeen/Inverness rail line cut between Insch and Forres.
Proposals to reverse some of the Beeching line cuts are always dogged by the expense.
But we must not forget that Labour and the Lib Dems are implementing these front line cuts.
The line cuts a swathe through 16 Conservative constituencies, four of them held by Cabinet ministers, and there is strong opposition to the route.
The end result is the attainment of a higher holding efficiency with the bleeder vacuum system, including the holding of smaller parts, tighter nests and more frequent use of common line cuts.
It connects the alarm control panel to the GSM network to provide protection against accidental line cuts caused by storms, construction, or tampering.