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PAG
pagination sheet

Page count
total number of pages in a book including blanks

Pantone Matching System
(PMS) Industry standard for ink mixing

PB
perfect bind / perfect bound

Perf (Perforation)
a series of small cuts at regular intervals usually made to help a sheet tear apart evenly

Perfect bind
type of binding that uses glue on the spine of the sheets to adhere a cover to the sheets, like a phone book

Perfecting
see page 14, job F141491 for example

PG
page

Pica
unit of measurement. One pica = 1/6 inch

Plate gap
gripper space. The area where the grippers hold the sheet as it passes through the press

PMS
Pantone Matching System (see Pantone Matching System definition)

PMS 200
the mixed ink graphic standard for UW printing; also UW red

Punch
typically 44 hole (on 11" sheet of paper) on the binding-edge of a sheet of paper, created by punching the paper using a die that punches out the holes