photocomposition

photocomposition

[foh-toh-kom-puh-zish-uhn]
noun Printing.
any method of composition using photography, as composition by means of a photocomposer.


Origin:
1925–30; photo- + composition

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photocomposition (ˌfəʊtəʊˌkɒmpəˈzɪʃən)
 
n
printing photosetting, Also called: phototypesetting typesetting by exposing type characters onto photographic film or photosensitive paper in order to make printing plates

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