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photocomposer

[ foh-toh-kuhm-poh-zer ]
/ ˈfoʊ toʊ kəmˌpoʊ zər /
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noun
a machine for setting type photographically.
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Origin of photocomposer

First recorded in 1925–30; photo- + composer
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