type·​set | \ ˈtīp-ˌset How to pronounce typeset (audio) \
typeset; typesetting

Definition of typeset

transitive verb

: to set in type : compose

Examples of typeset in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Like many results in science, this one was a long time comin' from muddy boots to typeset black lines. Ned Rozell, Anchorage Daily News, "Sediment sample from remote island offers insight into Bering Sea ice over the last 5,000 years," 26 Sep. 2020 When Zohre took her daughter to the office, Humar watched Uighur staff carefully typeset the Uighur alphabet, a modified Arabic script, to produce the Uighur edition, which carried mostly translations of articles written by Han journalists. New York Times, "Her Uighur Parents Were Model Chinese Citizens. It Didn’t Matter.," 29 Jan. 2020 The Linotype machine was a hot metal line system for typesetting a line at a time instead of the earlier method of putting one letter at a time down for printing. Lyndi Mcnulty, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, "An Eye for Art: Manchester artist fell in love with making ‘something cool out of nothing’," 14 Aug. 2019 These were published in BOMB and appear in Screen Tests, but they were typeset by Olson and photographed as artworks included in the show. Tobias Carroll, Longreads, "‘I Surprise Myself With This Refusal To Let Go’: Kate Zambreno on the ‘Ghostly Correspondence’," 25 July 2019 Next week’s Invitational will go online a day early, on Wednesday, July 3, since the Arts & Style section of the Sunday print paper will be typeset that day as well. Washington Post, "The Style Invitational Empress discusses this week’s contest and results," 27 June 2019

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First Known Use of typeset

1945, in the meaning defined above

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6 Oct 2020

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“Typeset.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/typeset. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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