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In printing, an undesirable result in which the printing is visible through the sheet under normal lighting conditions. Also known as strike-through.
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On a decorative material covering a wall, etc., irregularities, imperfections, or patterns of an inner layer which are transmitted to the surface so that they become visible.
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