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linecasting

or line-cast·ing

[lahyn-kas-ting, -kah-sting]
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noun Printing.
  1. the casting of an entire line of type in a slug.
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Origin of linecasting

First recorded in 1910–15
Related formsline·cast·er, line caster, noun
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Examples from the Web for linecasting

Historical Examples

  • The next morning I saw a new face at the keyboard of one of our linecasting machines.

    Nine Men in Time

    Noel Miller Loomis

  • Two still were at the linecasting machines, and a whole crew of others were running around the floor.

    Nine Men in Time

    Noel Miller Loomis