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Term of the Week: DPI (Dots Per Inch)

The Term of the Week is a weekly feature where A&E turns to industry experts to define common tools, processes, language, etc. used in the awards, engraving, and personalization industry, including terminology within the business realm. Contact Printwear's digital content editor, Marley Jeranko, if you're interested in contributing and for an opportunity to be featured in our daily eNewsletter. 

A measure of resolution used for printed text or images. The higher the resolution, the higher the DPI. Can also be referred to as LPI (Lines Per Inch) when determining settings on a laser system.