[ let-er-set ]
/ ˈlɛt ərˌsɛt /
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a process of printing that transfers the image from a letterpress-type relief plate to a roller or blanket from which it is offset.
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British Dictionary definitions for letterset
/ (ˈlɛtəˌsɛt) /
a method of rotary printing in which ink is transferred from raised surfaces to paper via a rubber-covered cylinder
Word Origin for letterset
C20: from letter (press) + (off) set
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