linecasting

or line-cast·ing

[ lahyn-kas-ting, -kah-sting ]
/ ˈlaɪnˌkæs tɪŋ, -ˌkɑ stɪŋ /

noun Printing.

the casting of an entire line of type in a slug.

Origin of linecasting

First recorded in 1910–15

Related forms

line·cast·er, line caster, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for linecaster

linecaster

/ (ˈlaɪnˌkɑːstə) /

noun

a typesetting machine that casts metal type in lines
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