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typesetter

[ tahyp-set-er ]

noun

  1. a person who sets or composes type; compositor.


typesetter

/ ˈtaɪpˌsɛtə /

noun

  1. a person who sets type; compositor
  2. a typesetting machine


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Word History and Origins

Origin of typesetter1

First recorded in 1825–35; type + setter

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Example Sentences

To his nephew, Sam Moffett, visiting him one day, he declared that it would take ten men to count the profits from the typesetter.

If he didn't have that big typesetter from Albany over at the Banner office to back him up I'd go over an' bust his snoot fer him.

The foreman, without answering, scribbled press on a corner of the sheet and made a sign to a typesetter.

Errors in the Index, obvious and simple enough to be assumed typesetter's errors, have been corrected.

He stayed in his walk to watch a typesetter neatly distributing type.

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