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typesetting

[tahyp-set-ing]
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noun
  1. the process or action of setting an article, book, or other printed matter into type.
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adjective
  1. used or intended for setting type.
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Origin of typesetting

First recorded in 1855–60; type + setting

typeset

[tahyp-set]
verb (used with object), type·set, type·set·ting.
  1. to set (textual matter) in type.
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adjective
  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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Related Words

engravingphotographstampwritingeditionmagazinebooknewspapercopytypeletteringlithographimpressiontypefaceimpressfaceimprintindentationperiodicalfont

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typeset

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