compositor

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

compositor (plural compositors)

  1. 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.
  2. One who, or that which, composes or sets in order.
    I work as an image compositor.

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

compositor m (plural compositores, feminine compositora, feminine plural compositoras)

  1. composer (one who composes; an author)
  2. composer (one who composes music)

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

compositor m (plural compositores, feminine compositora)

  1. composer