photocomposition

noun
pho·to·com·po·si·tion | \ ˌfō-tō-ˌkäm-pə-ˈzi-shən \

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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