Second of the four colours used in the 4-colour printing process: CMYK. C for Cyan, M for Magenta, Y for Yellow, K for Black.
The process of preparing the necessary equipment for a print run: printing, finishing, folding, binding, etc.
In a page, space between the limits of the layout and the limits of the page itself.
Master page.Página maestra / Maqueta base.
A template used by page-layout software to ease a consistent placement of the grid and the common layout elements (column width, folio, etc) throughout a document, a feature or an entire publication.
Masthead / Staff info.Mancheta.
In periodical press, block of text including the staff and the publication data. In books, short text showing the edition and printing data, copyright, etc.
The width of a block of type.
Modern figures / Capital figures / Lining figures.Cifras capitales / Cifras alineadas / Cifras modernas.
Figures that have the heigth of a typeface's capital letters.
Modular Layout.Maqueta modular.
Grid composed as a stack of rectangles. Regularly used in newspapers, to ease the placing of advertisements with the use of exact sizes (modules).
Mug shot.Foto carnet / Careto.
Small photo showing just the face of a person, like a passport photo.