metallic type and printing elements produced by a casting machine; foundry type.
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What does “Promethean” mean?
Also called hot type.
Compare cold type.
Origin of hot metal
First recorded in 1955–60
Words nearby hot metal
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British Dictionary definitions for hot metal
- metallic type cast into shape in the molten state
- (as modifier)hot-metal printing
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