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STRAIGHT LINE PEN [1 record]

Record 1 2006-03-18

English

Subject field(s)
  • Printing Machines and Equipment
  • Lithography, Offset Printing and Collotype
DEF

[A pen] with two adjustable steel blades between which the ink is held, used to draw lines of varying thicknesses depending on distance between the tips of the blades.

Key term(s)
  • straight line pen

French

Domaine(s)
  • Équipement (Imprimerie et arts graphiques)
  • Lithographie, offset et phototypie
OBS

Pluriel : des tire-lignes.

OBS

tire-lignes (pl.) : Cette graphie, puisée des Rectifications de l'orthographe recommandées par le Conseil supérieur de la langue française, est attestée dans le Petit Robert (2004).

Spanish

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