typesetter

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English[edit]

Various pieces of moveable type.

Etymology[edit]

type +‎ setter

Noun[edit]

typesetter (plural typesetters)

  1. (historical) A person who sets type; an employee in a printshop who manually selected pieces of movable type and assembled them for printing.
  2. (historical) A machine that combines type in the correct order for printing.

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