typesetting machine

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n typesetting machine a printer that sets textual material in type
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Usage

In literature:

A strike of his printers led him to unsuccessful attempts to invent a typesetting machine.
"The Age of Invention" by Holland Thompson
He knew something of the delays of completing a typesetting machine, and he had little faith in any near relief from that source.
"Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete" by Albert Bigelow Paine
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
Describe evolution of typesetting from hand composition to machine composition.
"How Girls Can Help Their Country" by Juliette Low
With much the same feeling the old-time hand compositors looked upon the coming of the typesetting machine.
"Where Half The World Is Waking Up" by Clarence Poe
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In news:

We owned a couple sticks of furniture, a broken-down typesetting machine and two of those newfangled desktop computers.
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