Recent Changes for "Body" - PrintWikihttp://printwiki.org/BodyRecent Changes of the page "Body" on PrintWiki.en-us Bodyhttp://printwiki.org/Body2007-09-06 12:00:00Encyclopedia of Graphic Communications Import <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Body<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ A general term describing the thickness, consistency, ["viscosity"], and stiffness of a printing ink. Inks run the gamut from very soft and fluid (such as inks used for the printing of ["newsprint"]) to very thick and stiff (such as inks used in collotype). Some inks can possess a "false body," called ["thixotropy"] or ["dilatancy"], or a consistency that changes, sometimes drastically, when under stress. The term ''body'' when applied to inks can also refer to the increased viscosity of an ink following the ["polymerization"] of the ink ["vehicle"] with the application of heat.<br> + <br> + In typography, the term ''body'' is a shortened version of the term ["body text"]. See ["Body Text"]. Also in typography, the term ''body'' is a shortened version of the term ["body height"], an alternate term for ["x-height"]. See ["x-Height"].<br> + <br> + In ["binding and finishing"], the term ''body'' refers to the pages comprising the main text of a book, exclusive of ["end paper"]s or covers.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>