Rastor image processor or RIP for short is a device that translates page description commands into bitmapped information for an output device such as an imagesetter. A raster image processor is used to convert the output of a pre-press computer system into a format usable by an imagesetter.
Saddle-Stitched, commonly referred to as saddle stapled, is a binding that features one or more staples in the spine of the book or booklet. Saddle-Stitched (stapled) is one of the binding options for PsPrint booklets and catalogs.
Scoring is the process of pressing a "channel" into a sheet of paper to allow it to fold more easily. Scoring is important because it prevents the ink (and paper) from cracking at the edge of the fold.