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overmatter

[oh-ver-mat-er]
noun Printing.
  1. overset(def 6).
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Origin of overmatter

First recorded in 1885–90; over- + matter
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British Dictionary definitions for overmatter

overmatter

noun
  1. printing type that has been set but cannot be used for printing owing to lack of spaceAlso called: overset
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