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make-ready

[meyk-red-ee] /ˈmeɪkˌrɛd i/
noun
1.
Printing. the process of preparing a form for printing by overlays or underlays to equalize the impression.
2.
the act or process of making something ready for use:
a charge for make-ready on the new car.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; noun use of verb phrase make ready
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make-ready

noun
1.
(printing) the process of preparing the forme and the cylinder or platen packing to achieve the correct impression all over the forme
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