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  • Definition: The process of shaping a ridge or shoulder on each side of the spine of a text block prior to the application of the spine lining material.1

Related terms[edit]

Forwarding techniques


Language Translated term Source of translation (if exist) Sense of translation / notes
Deutsch/German Abpressen Citation needed
español/Spanish sacar cajos Citation needed
español/Spanish sacar cajos Citation needed preferred
français/French endosser Citation needed preferred
français/French endossure Citation needed preferred
italiano/Italian arrotondare il doros Citation needed
italiano/Italian indorsatura Citation needed
italiano/Italian indossare Citation needed
Nederlands/Dutch knepen Citation needed
svenska/Swedish Falsslagning Citation needed


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  1. ^  | | | |  Roberts, Don., et al. Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books : a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology. Library of Congress : For Sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1982.