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A deckled edge is the broken edge on handmade paper, caused by the fibers creeping between the deckle frame and the sieve during manufacture. It provides a rough or woven aesthetic. 

Reflective ink density is a measurement of light. It provides data on the percentage of light reflected from the paper and the ink to help evaluate the proper amount of ink to be laid on the paper. 

 A dummy is a set of blank sheets of paper that are folded and numbered to test the layout and page imposition of a book prior to printing. 

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