mackle definition

  • noun:
    • A blurred or two fold effect in publishing.
    • A blurred or two fold impression in printing.
    • Same as macule.
    • an area; especially, in publishing, a blemish in press-work produced by a double effect, or by sliding or scraping, or by a wrinkle in paper. Additionally macle, macule.
    • a printed impression that's blurred or doubled
  • verb-transitive:
    • To blur or increase (a printed effect).
  • verb-intransitive:
    • In order to become blurred.
  • verb:
    • To blur, or be blurred, in printing, like there were a double effect.
    • To blur, or perhaps blurred, in printing, just as if there were a double impression.
  • others:
    • to identify; maculate; blur; specially, in publishing, which will make a slipped, blurred, or dual effect of. In addition macule.

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