typesetter

[tahyp-set-er]

noun

a person who sets or composes type; compositor.
a typesetting machine.

Nearby words

  1. typecast,
  2. typeface,
  3. typeholder,
  4. typescript,
  5. typeset,
  6. typesetting,
  7. typestyle,
  8. typewrite,
  9. typewriter,
  10. typewriting

Origin of typesetter

First recorded in 1825–35; type + setter

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British Dictionary definitions for typesetter

typesetter

noun

a person who sets type; compositor
a typesetting machine
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