Share this entry
makeready Syllabification: make·read·y
Pronunciation: /ˈmākˌredē/

Definition of makeready in English:


(In letterpress printing) final adjustment of a form for printing, with overlays and underlays to achieve the correct pressure over the whole printing area.
Example sentences
  • 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.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources