- the casting of an entire line of type in a slug.
Origin of linecasting
First recorded in 1910–15
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Examples from the Web for linecasting
The next morning I saw a new face at the keyboard of one of our linecasting machines.
Two still were at the linecasting machines, and a whole crew of others were running around the floor.