typesetting machine

noun

Definition of typesetting machine

: any of various keyboard machines for automatically composing printing type either by assembling and sometimes distributing ordinary foundry type or a modification of it or more often by producing keyboarded matter through forcing hot metal into matrices

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History and Etymology for typesetting machine

from gerund of typeset

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“Typesetting machine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/typesetting%20machine. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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