photocompose

[foh-toh-kuh m-pohz]

verb (used with object), pho·to·com·posed, pho·to·com·pos·ing.

to set (type) on a photocomposer.

Also photoset.

Origin of photocompose

First recorded in 1925–30; photo- + compose
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British Dictionary definitions for photocompose

photocompose

verb

(tr) to set (type matter) by photocomposition
Derived Formsphotocomposer, noun
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