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In design and printing, composite has several different meanings which all essentially mean taking separate parts and putting them all together.

  • Design: A preliminary design or sketch is a comp, comprehensive artwork, or composite.

  • An image composed of many images or any page made up of text, images, other elements is a composite image. (Also see: Collage)

  • Prepress/Printing: Color separation file which contains all color information in one file that can be printed as a composite or separated into the individual color plates for printing.
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