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composing room

noun

  1. a room in which compositors work in a printing establishment.


composing room

noun

  1. the room in a printing establishment in which type is set


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Word History and Origins

Origin of composing room1

First recorded in 1730–40

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Example Sentences

One was Joe Bamberger, the foreman of the composing room, and the other was Joe Callahan, my assistant as city editor.

It was enough to give a man nightmares, to watch that line of High-Pockets Joneses advancing across an open composing-room.

An hour later, with a nice, shiny new padlock, I went back to the composing-room.

Your composing-room door is locked, and the present item of news destined for your readers is not likely to leak out.

However, perseverance granted, the hour will come when an article of yours finds its way to the composing room.

It was Veltman, the foreman of the 'Clarion' composing-room.

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