Glossary D - F
Distribution- the returning of type to its proper compartment in the type case after printing
Face- the printing surface of type. This can also denote the design of a font
Flatbed- a press which has the printing forme on a flat surface, rather than a curved one, usually placed horizontally
Form- a printing form is type and furniture locked in a chase ready for printing
Fount- A collection of all the letters of one size and design of type
Frisket- A device for holding the sheets of paper or card in position on the face of the platen during printing.
Furniture- pieces of wood or metal used in the make-up of a forme where margins or other white spaces are required