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letterset

[let-er-set] /ˈlɛt ərˌsɛt/
noun
1.
a process of printing that transfers the image from a letterpress-type relief plate to a roller or blanket from which it is offset.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; letter1 + set
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  • There are eight letterset and eight off-set presses of various ages and types in the shop.
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letterset

/ˈlɛtəˌsɛt/
noun
1.
a method of rotary printing in which ink is transferred from raised surfaces to paper via a rubber-covered cylinder
Word Origin
C20: from letter(press) + (off)set
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