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Flong

Definition of the noun Flong

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noun - plural: flongs

  1. A mould, especially one made from papier-mâché, used to create a stereotype.

Place

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

  • also known as Fløng, Denmark
  • part of Denmark

Writings

"Flong" is a book by Bob Cobbing.

Miscellanea

Flong is a term used in relief printing, which refers to an intermediate step in making of a stereo plate typically used in a rotary press though not exclusively. The process was called stereotyping.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Flong

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Google previewReference Book of Eletrotyping and Stereotyping (1905)

Giving Information and Instruction Regarding Processes, Materials and Machinery by Charles Summer Partridge

The flong is a thick, spongy paper which packs smoothly under pressure. The matrix is made by laying a sheet of dry paper on the form, covering it with a thin press blanket and a sheet of pressboard, and running it through a matrix-rolling ...

Google previewHarrod's Librarians' Glossary and Reference Book (2016)

A Directory of Over 10,200 Terms, Organizations, Projects and Acronyms in the Areas of Information Management, Library Science, Publishing and Archive Management by Ray Prytherch

Dry flong is a similar material which, either in a completely dry state, or damp, is placed together with the forme in a hydraulic press. The use of paper in place of plaster of Paris for moulding was introduced by Genoux of Lyons in 1829; a British ...

Google previewThe Inland Printer (1912)

The flong is a thick, spongy paper which packs smoothly under pressure. The matrix is made by laying a sheet of dry paper on the form and covering it with a thin blanket and a sheet of pressboard and running it through a rolling machine.

Google previewHandbook of Paper and Board (2013)

by Herbert Holik

- Flong is a coated cardboard (solid board) made from very ...

Google previewJournal of the Society of Arts (1890)

Dry flong is an article of commerce, but it is more trouble to get it into good working condition than it is to start with the plain sheets of paper.

Google previewScientific American (1890)

Dry flong is an article of commerce, but it is more trouble to get it into good working condition than it is to start with the plain sheets of paper.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

flong2(flong), n. In stereotyping, a combination of several sheets of moist tissue-paper successively superposed, with thin paste between: used by stereotypers, in the papier-maché process, to form a ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of the Book (2016)

A Glossary for Book Collectors, Booksellers, Librarians, and Others by Sidney E. Berger

FLONG (in stereotyping). A papier-mâché “sheet” ...

Google previewThe Designer's Lexicon (2000)

The Illustrated Dictionary of Design, Printing, and Computer Terms by Alastair Campbell

a moldmg tyknder around whith "flong" ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of the History of Technology (2002)

by Ian McNeil

Later the plaster moulds were found to be heavy and fragile and in 1829 the French printer Claude Genoux substituted papier mâché, known as wet flong.

Google previewThe CIM Marketing Dictionary (2012)

by Norman Hart, John Stapleton

Flong Sheet of softened paperboard used in printing to produce a Matrix. Floorwalker Store security officer, usually mixing with customers and attempting to spot shoplifters. Flop An event or an activity which is a complete failure. Floppy disk A ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

-z AM 'flagor, -Z flong BR flon AM flan, flon flood BR flad, -z, -in, -Éd AM flod, -z, -In, -od floodgate BR 'fladgert, -s AM 'flodgert, -S floodlight BR 'fladlait, -s, ...

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Scrabble value of F4L1O1N1G2

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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