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English

Noun

Finish (plural finishes) "The surface given to paper during manufacture"[1]

Verb

Finish (third-person singular simple present finishes, present participle finishing, simple past and past participle finished)

  1. The act of polishing, lettering, and embellishing the spine, covers, insides of the covers, and sometimes the edges of a book, as well as inlaying, onlaying, varnishing, and otherwise decorating and/or protecting the finished bookbinding.[2]
  2. The various operations in paper manufacture performed after it leaves the papermaking machine. Finishing operations include supercalendering, plating, slitting, rewinding, sheeting, trimming, sorting, counting, and packaging. Ruling, punching, pasting, folding and embossing are also at times considered to be paper finishing operations.[2]
  3. The processes in leather manufacture following tannage, including shaving or splitting, dyeing, fatliquoring, setting out, drying, staking, finishing or seasoning, glazing (or plating or embossing), and measuring.[2]


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  • French: dorer (fr), fini (fr)
  • German: vergolden (de)
  • Italian: dorare (it)
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References

  1. Glaister, Geoffrey A. 'Encyclopedia of the Book'. New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2001. Print.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 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.