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linecasting

or line-cast·ing

[lahyn-kas-ting, -kah-sting]
noun Printing.
  1. the casting of an entire line of type in a slug.
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Origin of linecasting

First recorded in 1910–15
Related formsline·cast·er, line caster, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for linecaster

linecaster

noun
  1. a typesetting machine that casts metal type in lines
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