typesetting

typesetting
noun Date: 1846 the process of setting material in type or into a form to be used in printing; also the process of producing graphic matter (as through a computer system)

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  • Typesetting — Type set ting, n. The act or art of setting type. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • typesetting — /tuyp set ing/, n. 1. the process or action of setting type. adj. 2. used or intended for setting type. [1855 60; TYPE + SETTING] * * * Setting of type for use in any of various printing processes. Type for printing, using woodblocks, was… …   Universalium

  • typesetting — typeset ► VERB (typesetting; past and past part. typeset) ▪ arrange or generate the type for (text to be printed). DERIVATIVES typesetter noun typesetting noun …   English terms dictionary

  • typesetting — type|set|ting [ˈtaıpˌsetıŋ] n [U] the job or activity of arranging ↑type 1(5) for printing ▪ computerized typesetting >typesetter n >typeset v [T] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • typesetting machine — ▪ printing       basic element in modern letterpress printing. The problem of mechanizing typesetting was solved in the 19th century by devising machines that could cast type from matrices, or molds. The first to be successful was that of Ottmar… …   Universalium

  • typesetting machine — Synonyms and related words: Composaline, Diatype, Elrod, Fotomatic, Fotosetter, Fototronic, Intertype, Linotype, Monotype, Photon, Zip, cold type typesetting, composing, composing stick, composition, computerized typesetting, dummy, furniture,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • typesetting — noun The setting or composition of written material into type. See Also: typeset, typesetter …   Wiktionary

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