flong

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  • Flong — is a term in printing which refers to a kind of stereotype used in a rotary press.Invented in Lyon in 1829 by the French printer Claude Genoux, a flong was a papier mâché mould taken of a set of type which could then be curved to fit the cylinder …   Wikipedia

  • Flong — (? or ?), obs. imp. & p. p. of {Fling}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flong — Flong, n. [Of the same origin as flawn, flan, a metal disk.] (Stereotyping) A compressed mass of paper sheets, forming a matrix or mold for stereotype plates. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fløng — is a small town in Denmark located on Zealand, situated between Copenhagen and Roskilde. The city has approximately 4,000 inhabitants …   Wikipedia

  • flong — /flong, flawng/, n. Print. the material of which a stereotype mold is made. [1875 80; alter. of F flan FLAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Flong — Original name in latin Flng Name in other language Flong, Flng State code DK Continent/City Europe/Copenhagen longitude 55.66212 latitude 12.18698 altitude 27 Population 11108 Date 2012 01 17 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Fløng — Sp Fliòngas Ap Fløng L Danija …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • flong — /flɒŋ/ (say flong) noun (in printing) paper or other material from which a stereotype mould is made. {alteration of French flan flan} …   Australian English dictionary

  • flong — noun A mould, especially one made from papier mâché, used to create a stereotype. 1892: Stereotyping, the Papier Mache Process, Charles Sumner Partridge …   Wiktionary

  • Flong — Увлажнённый матричный картон (подготовленный к матрицированию); Картонная матрица …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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