a person who sets the type or text for printing.

1325–75 for earlier sense “referee, arbiter”; 1560–70 for current sense; Middle English < Latin: one who composes, equivalent to composi-, variant stem of compōnere (see component, composite) + -tor -tor

compositorial [kuhm-poz-i-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr-] , adjective Unabridged
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compositor (kəmˈpɒzɪtə)
printing Sometimes shortened to: comp a person who sets and corrects type and generally assembles text and illustrations for printing

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Example sentences
Either method allows the cone splitter to function as both a splitter and compositor.
Ferry worked in the newspaper trade as a printer and compositor.
Then, according to the projection value, the stylebooks can be compositor and identified.
He took the place of compositor and was thus en gaged for two years.
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