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 +<< [[contents:​index| Dictionary Index]] << [[contents:​f|Definitions under F]]
 +====== Flaring a Form ======
 +In working by candle light, when[[i:​imposing| imposing]], [[c:​correcting|correcting]],​ or laying a [[f:​form|form]] on the press, it sometimes happens that melted tallow will be spilt on the pages and choke up the letter. To get rid of this tallow, and clean the form again, the compositor lights a piece of paper and puts it on the grease, to melt it; he then brushes it with the [[l:​letter-brush|letter brush]], and, if necessary, repeats the operation.