monotype

noun mono·type \ ˈmä-nə-ˌtīp \

Definition of monotype

: an impression on paper of a design painted usually with the finger or a brush on a surface (such as glass)

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First Known Use of monotype

1882


Monotype

noun

Definition of Monotype

: a typesetting apparatus consisting of a keyboard whose operation produces perforations on a roll of paper and a caster which casts and assembles individual pieces of type in justified lines in the order determined by the perforations formerly a U.S. registered trademark

First Known Use of monotype

1893


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