Typesetting

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Typesetting The act or art of setting type.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n typesetting The act or process of setting or combining types in proper order for printing. It is usually done by picking up each type from an exposed case, and arranging the types so collected in a composing-stick in lines of even length.
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Usage

In literature:

Typesetting was slow and expensive.
"The Age of Invention" by Holland Thompson
Henry at eleven was taken out of school to learn typesetting.
"Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete" by Albert Bigelow Paine
The boy had scanty schooling, and by the time he was twenty had tried typesetting, teaching, and editing a country newspaper on Long Island.
"The American Spirit in Literature," by Bliss Perry
It's a cleaner trade than typesetting and fussing round a small-town print shop.
"The Wrong Twin" by Harry Leon Wilson
He meant no doubt to propose that she should go into the typesetting business or stenography.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science" by Various
It reached Carleton in time, but he didn't think much of it, and was not willing to go to the typesetting expense of adding it to the book.
"Chapters from My Autobiography" by Mark Twain
Even as I write, a newspaper misprint assures me that typesetting machines are no protection against the Imp of the Perverted.
"The Booklover and His Books" by Harry Lyman Koopman
It was done by the school children, that hundred-handed typesetting machine.
"Debts of Honor" by Maurus Jókai
Few girls work at typesetting.
"Tuskegee & Its People: Their Ideals and Achievements" by Various
A plant for typesetting and printing.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 54, No. 2, April, 1900" by Various
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In news:

Why Typesetting Is the Career of the Future (or Was—in the 1940s).
Glycerin Luffa Soap, Home Typesetting Business and a Home Health Food Bakery.
A draft of the address was typeset in Illinois.
Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry.
Simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry.
Introduced in 1886, the Linotype was the marvel of the age, mechanizing the typesetting process for newspapers which until then had been done by hand.
Scott and Jacque Peterson acquired the small print and design shop in February, and offer typesetting, graphic design, copy, printing and bindery services.
Ads requiring typesetting or other extra work will be charged at the going industry rate at time of insertion.
Renowned names in typesetting merge Monotype and Linotype — two of the most illustrious "names" in the printing industry — have merged.
Individually they set benchmark standards for mechanical typesetting, using iconic letterform designs that remain as popular as ever.
As his first novel was being typeset, Robert Bingham, 33, was found dead in the bathroom of his TriBeCa home on Sunday.
We owned a couple sticks of furniture, a broken-down typesetting machine and two of those newfangled desktop computers.
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In science:

X}Emacs, together with AUCTeX, RefTeX and XFig, the typesetting editor and environment, respectively and mainly due to Richard Stallmann, Kresten Krab Thorup, Carsten Dominik and SupojSutanthavibul.
Random Generation and Approximate Counting of Combinatorial Structures
This paper has been typeset from a TEX/ LATEX file prepared by the author.
Implications of nonlinearity for spherically symmetric accretion
This dissertation was typeset by the author.
Computational Asteroseismology
Let us first examine two famous os software: the TEX typesetting system and the Linux kernel.
Open source software and peer review
He learnt the fundamentals of typesetting and font design, and produced TEX and MetaFont.
Open source software and peer review
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