Definition of makeready in English:

makeready

Syllabification: make·read·y
Pronunciation: /ˈmākˌredē
 
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noun

(In letterpress printing) final adjustment of a form for printing, with overlays and underlays to achieve the correct pressure over the whole printing area.
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  • User-friendly V - 30 controls deliver all the advanced features necessary to keep productivity high and makeready waste low.
  • This could result in a great increase in production time because less makeready time is needed.
  • In the preferred embodiment, the marks 22 are pre-printed on the makeready tape 10.

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