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Origin of compositor
OTHER WORDS FROM compositorcom·pos·i·to·ri·al [kuhm-poz-i-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr-], /kəmˌpɒz ɪˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for compositor
One of these was an old compositor who had "held a case" in that office for many years.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
Companies were as hopelessly jumbled and mixed as a galley of type that a compositor has dropped downstairs.The Code of the Mountains|Charles Neville Buck
Thence the proof passes back again to the compositor, who corrects the type in accordance with the proof-reader's markings.
The portion thus given each compositor is called a "take," and its length is determined by circumstances.
If many such occur, the proof is again passed to the compositor for further correction and the taking of fresh proofs.