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verb (used with object), type·set, type·set·ting.
  1. to set (textual matter) in type.
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  1. (of written, textual matter) set in type.
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Origin of typeset

First recorded in 1865–70; back formation from typesetter
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Examples from the Web for typeset

Historical Examples of typeset

  • Except where noted below, I left them as typeset in the original.

    Student's Hand-book of Mushrooms of America, Edible and Poisonous

    Thomas Taylor

  • In the original it was typeset as a paragraph instead of as an item with a hanging indent.

    Handy War Guide for My Company

    Andr Godefroy Lionel Hanguillart

  • The printed book was typeset and proofread more carefully than most books of similar literary quality.

    Irene Iddesleigh

    Amanda McKittrick Ros

  • In the original text, verses in the chapter headings were typeset in Gothic font; they are displayed below in a gray font.

British Dictionary definitions for typeset


verb -sets, -setting or -set
  1. (tr) printing to set (textual matter) in type
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