filmsetting

[ film-set-ing ]
/ ˈfɪlmˌsɛt ɪŋ /

noun Printing.

Origin of filmsetting

First recorded in 1950–55; film + set + -ing1

Definition for filmsetting (2 of 2)

filmset

[ film-set ]
/ ˈfɪlmˌsɛt /
Printing.

verb (used with object), film·set, film·set·ting.

to photocompose.

adjective

(of type) set on a photocomposer.

Origin of filmset

First recorded in 1950–55; film + set

Related forms

film·set·ter, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for filmsetting (1 of 2)

filmsetting

/ (ˈfɪlmˌsɛtɪŋ) /

noun

printing typesetting by exposing type characters onto photographic film from which printing plates are made

British Dictionary definitions for filmsetting (2 of 2)

filmset

/ (ˈfɪlmˌsɛt) /

verb -sets, -setting or -set

(tr) to set (type matter) by filmsetting

Derived Forms

filmsetter, noun
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