typesetting

[ tahyp-set-ing ]
/ ˈtaɪpˌsɛt ɪŋ /

noun

the process or action of setting an article, book, or other printed matter into type.

adjective

used or intended for setting type.

Nearby words

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

Origin of typesetting

First recorded in 1855–60; type + setting

typeset

[ tahyp-set ]
/ ˈtaɪpˌsɛt /

verb (used with object), type·set, type·set·ting.

to set (textual matter) in type.

adjective

(of written, textual matter) set in type.

Origin of typeset

First recorded in 1865–70; back formation from typesetter

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British Dictionary definitions for typesetting

typeset

/ (ˈtaɪpˌsɛt) /

verb -sets, -setting or -set

(tr) printing to set (textual matter) in type
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