typesetting machine

typesetting machine
noun
a printer that sets textual material in type
Hypernyms: ↑printer, ↑printing machine
Hyponyms: ↑Linotype, ↑Linotype machine, ↑monotype
Part Meronyms: ↑keyboard

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noun
Etymology: from gerund of typeset
: any of various keyboard machines for automatically composing printing type either by assembling and sometimes distributing ordinary foundry type or a modification of it or more often by producing keyboarded matter through forcing hot metal into matrices

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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