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Welcome to the DIG!
The graphic arts industry website for terminology

The Printability and Graphic Communications Institute - in collaboration with the translator and terminologist France Brodeur and supported by a financial contribution from the Office Québécois de la Langue Française - is pleased to present this new terminological portal dedicated to the vocabulary of the graphic arts industry.

The DIG (Dictionnaire de l'Industrie Graphique) offers you up-to-date content validated by graphic arts industry experts.

With a few clicks, you can now access over 2,600 technical terms in the fields of flexography, prepress, digital printing and offset.

DIG will also allow you to find synonyms, spelling variants and definitions of every term in French, as well as indicating terms to avoid (anglicisms and faux amis (false cognates).

For more information or to send your feedback, please contact us at :

Meanwhile, enjoy the DIG!

Reproduction in whole or part of the dictionary in any form, is strictly forbidden and protected by the Canadian copyright law.