type from which text is printed directly in which each character is on a separate piece of metal.
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How to use movable type in a sentence
One was the invention of movable type, and the other that of pointing the wood screw.Invention | Bradley A. Fiske
Objection may be made to this statement, and the declaration urged that movable type were used in China before the Christian era.Invention | Bradley A. Fiske
Almost coeval with the advent of these intellects was the invention of printing with movable type.
movable type was invented, and "civilization was thrust into the brain of Europe on the point of a Moorish lance."The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 12 (of 12) | Robert G. Ingersoll
It is printed with a sort of movable type, and each character is a pictograph or hieroglyph.Archology and the Bible | George A. Barton