paste-up

[peyst-uhp]

noun Printing.


Origin of paste-up

First recorded in 1925–30; noun use of verb phrase paste up
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British Dictionary definitions for paste-up

paste-up

noun printing

an assembly of typeset matter, illustrations, etc, pasted on a sheet of paper or board and used as a guide or layout in the production of a publication
a sheet of paper or board on which are pasted artwork, typeset matter, etc, for photographing prior to making a printing plateanother name for camera-ready copy
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Word Origin and History for paste-up
n.

1930, from paste (v.) + up (adv.).

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