photocomposition

noun
pho·​to·​com·​po·​si·​tion | \ ˌfō-tō-ˌkäm-pə-ˈzi-shən How to pronounce photocomposition (audio) \

Definition of photocomposition

: composition of text directly on film or photosensitive paper for reproduction

First Known Use of photocomposition

1929, in the meaning defined above

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“Photocomposition.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/photocomposition. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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