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cold type

noun, Printing.
type set by a method other than the casting of molten metal, as text composed on a typewriter and photographed.
Compare hot metal.
Origin of cold type
1945-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Positions requiring the ability to operate a typewriter or cold type composing machine as the primary qualification.

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