trait

English translation: line art

12:23 Jan 29, 2014
French to English translations [PRO]
Photography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts)
French term or phrase: trait
This is a definition of the term, which appears in a brochure about printing requirements:

Trait : document ne comportant qu’une teinte pure et un blanc pur à l’exclusion de tout dégradé.

Does anyone know what "trait" is in English in this context, please?
sukey
Local time: 08:54
English translation:line art
Explanation:
http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our.../for.../jdh artwork guid...

http://www.humphreyline.com/docs/Offset_Line_Art.pdf

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The first link didn't copy correctly. Sorry. I'm trying to find the full link to send. It is a document on design history with the term line art defined.

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Note added at 37 mins (2014-01-29 13:00:59 GMT)
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http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/design/for_author...
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Michael DeWeese-Frank
Canada
Local time: 04:54
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line art


Explanation:
http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our.../for.../jdh artwork guid...

http://www.humphreyline.com/docs/Offset_Line_Art.pdf

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Note added at 22 mins (2014-01-29 12:45:38 GMT)
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The first link didn't copy correctly. Sorry. I'm trying to find the full link to send. It is a document on design history with the term line art defined.

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Note added at 37 mins (2014-01-29 13:00:59 GMT)
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http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/design/for_author...

Michael DeWeese-Frank
Canada
Local time: 04:54
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 4
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