movable type

noun

Definition of movable type

: printing type made up of individual pieces each carrying usually a single letter or other character so that the pieces can be freely assembled or reassembled for printing any desired combination or line

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“Movable type.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/movable%20type. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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