linotype

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

linotype (plural linotypes)

  1. A form of typesetting machine in which a complete line of characters is set at once.
  2. The slug produced by such a machine, or matter composed in such lines.

Verb[edit]

linotype (third-person singular simple present linotypes, present participle linotyping, simple past and past participle linotyped)

  1. To prepare (printed matter) using a linotype machine.