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A document prepared for copying or printing by combining and pasting various sections on a backing.
paste up, glue on, stick up, fasten on, fix on, attachView synonyms
- ‘And while we're at it, let's have more public works of art and murals around the place - and decent spaces for public notices too, where anyone can do a paste-up except the Corporate Advertising Armies (tm).’
- ‘The company's name slips his mind and the paste-up reminds him of Rimbaud's Délires II.’
- ‘But the truck is running and the paste-up sheets are quickly being paginated.’
- ‘TV One's ‘Sunday’ programme has just shown a paste-up of the media coverage of the war so far… to the soundtrack of ‘Marching Song Of The Covert Battalions’.’
- ‘In 1992 he joined Baltimore service bureau Graphic Detail, Inc. in order to get in on the upcoming digital revolution and say goodbye to rubylith, paste-ups and opaqueing.’
- ‘Eventually he is reduced to living in a shoe-box on a Seattle street corner, doing Kruger-esque paste-ups for tourists.’
- ‘This vital message is a matter of concern for citizens of every age and walk of life, but the punkish scribbles and all-over-the-place attempts at paste-up make it look like a poorly considered and intemperate rant.’
- ‘Her day might begin with ironing (she kept a board in the office, under which she stashed the sherry and damp laundry) or paste-ups.’
- ‘On the rare occasion that I come across mechanicals, I find myself marveling at the intricacies; the tools and immediate product of paste-up seem undeniably beautiful and real to me.’
- ‘As a working designer, I knew the kind of deadline-conscious calculations I made to cope with something as trivial as the paste-up of a 32-page brochure: one-fourth done, halfway done, ten more to go, five more…’
- ‘You know that girl that helps you with the paste-up on weekends?’
- ‘Yeah, I was in the production department, which involved random paste-ups, little editorial corrections, whiting out lines when they went over the panel border.’
- ‘He'd work some kind of paste-up edit, often inserting a freeze-frame in a manner that made other TV directors wince.’
- ‘There are, for instance, paste-ups of proofs, and a number of items relating to children's folklore.’
- ‘His wall work was a paste-up: titanium white Xerox paper printouts with a digital wire-frame-like train-trip.’
- ‘In the first two I was finding my feet and taking instruction from the other editor - who showed me how the golf-ball typewriter worked and how the paste-up was done (overnight sittings with coffee and the fumes from the glue to keep us going).’
- ‘His two full-time ‘operations’ staffers (they're the paste-up guys) are willing to hang on to their hook ladders.’
- ‘The electronic replacement of hot type or page paste-up - swept through the industry in the late 1980s and early 1990s.’
- ‘These years continued the trend of the 1980s of big cost savings on the production side thanks to electronic typesetting and paste-up.’
- ‘And for many people it was, but you still had to learn html coding, which was inscrutable enough to make one long for the days of typesetting and paste-up.’
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