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compositor (plural compositors)
- A person who sets type; a typesetter.
1893, Walter Besant, “Prologue”, in The Ivory Gate:
- Thus, when he drew up instructions in lawyer language […] his clerks […] understood him very well. If he had written a love letter, or a farce, or a ballade, or a story, no one, either clerks, or friends, or compositors, would have understood anything but a word here and a word there.
- One who, or that which, composes or sets in order.
- I work as an image compositor.