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typesetting

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noun type·set·ting \-ˌse-tiŋ\

Simple Definition of typesetting

  • : the process or job of arranging type for printing

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of typesetting

  1. :  the process of setting material in type or into a form to be used in printing; also :  the process of producing graphic matter (as through a computer system)

1846

First Known Use of typesetting

1846


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