space-band

spaceband

[speys-band]
Printing.
a wedge-shaped piece of metal used in typecasting machines to adjust the space between words and to justify lines of type.

Origin:
1900–05; space + band2

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spaceband (ˈspeɪsˌbænd)
 
n
printing a device on a linecaster for evening up the spaces between words

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