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linecasting

or line-casting

[lahyn-kas-ting, -kah-sting] /ˈlaɪnˌkæs tɪŋ, -ˌkɑ stɪŋ/
noun, Printing.
1.
the casting of an entire line of type in a slug.
Origin of linecasting
1910-1915
First recorded in 1910-15
Related forms
linecaster, line caster, noun
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  • 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

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