Value - The shade
(darkness) or tint (lightness) of a color. Also called brightness,
lightness, shade and tone.
Varnish - Liquid applied as a coating for protection
Vellum Finish - Somewhat rough, toothy finish.
Velox - Brand name for high-contrast photographic
Viewing Booth - Small area or room that is set up
for proper viewing of transparencies, color separations or press
sheets. Also called color booth. See also Standard Viewing Conditions.
Vignette - Decorative design or illustration fade
Vignette Halftone - Halftone whose background gradually
and smoothly fades away. Also called degrade.
Virgin Paper - Paper made exclusively of pulp from
trees or cotton, as compared to recycled paper.
VOC - Abbreviation for volatile organic compounds,
petroleum substances used as the vehicles for many printing inks.