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overmatter

[oh-ver-mat-er] /ˈoʊ vərˌmæt ər/
noun, Printing.
1.
overset (def 6).
Origin of overmatter
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; over- + matter
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overmatter

/ˈəʊvəˌmætə/
noun
1.
(printing) type that has been set but cannot be used for printing owing to lack of space Also called overset
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