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  • Furniture | Definition and Translations

    … wood or metal blocks of various widths and lengths to fill in the chase for lock up.

     

    Dutch: wit
    French: Blancs (lingots, interlignes)
    German: Stege
    Italian: marginatura, bianco tipografico
    Spanish: Material de imposición, material de blancos

    Related Term(s): Chase


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    Contributors: Xavier Álvarez Juanjo Lopez J-Gineste



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    thomas gravemaker

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    Actually, 'wit' would be better here, 'gerief' indicates spaces from 6 point up. The 'geriefkast' is a typecase holding spaces and quads from 6 to 36 point. In Germany you've got 'Leiste' to hold those spaces.

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