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[mur-guh n-thaw-ler; German mer-guh n-tah-luhr]
  1. Ott·mar [ot-mahr; German awt-mahr] /ˈɒt mɑr; German ˈɔt mɑr/, 1854–99, U.S. inventor of the Linotype, born in Germany.
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Examples from the Web for mergenthaler

Historical Examples

  • The Mergenthaler, in particular, was attracting wide attention.

    Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete

    Albert Bigelow Paine

  • Whitney and Cameron, he said, were large stockholders in the Mergenthaler.

  • The Mergenthaler Linotype Company has paid out twenty millions of dollars in dividends in fourteen years.

  • The Mergenthaler Linotype machine sets and casts type in the form of solid lines.

    Historic Inventions

    Rupert S. Holland

  • It was the Mergenthaler Linotype machine, which automatically formed its own type by casting a whole line of it at a time.