linecasting

or line-cast·ing

[lahyn-kas-ting, -kah-sting]

noun Printing.

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

Nearby words

  1. lineation,
  2. linebacker,
  3. linebred,
  4. linebreeding,
  5. linecaster,
  6. lined,
  7. lineker,
  8. lineman,
  9. lineman's pliers,
  10. linen

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

a typesetting machine that casts metal type in lines
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