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typesetting

[tahyp-set-ing] /ˈtaɪpˌsɛt ɪŋ/
noun
1.
the process or action of setting, type.
adjective
2.
used or intended for setting, type.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; type + setting

typeset

[tahyp-set] /ˈtaɪpˌsɛt/
verb (used with object), typeset, typesetting.
1.
to set (textual matter) in type.
adjective
2.
(of written, textual matter) set in type.
Origin
1865-70; back formation from typesetter
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Examples from the web for typesetting
  • It only has to cover the costs of typesetting, printing, and distribution.
  • When automated typesetting came in, the machines could readily add space throughout the line, and the old practice died away.
  • Top quality typesetting software is ubiquitous, open-source, and completely free.
  • Following them prevents expensive typesetting errors and charges for excessive alterations to proof.
  • We do not offer typesetting services for four-color ads.
  • Many presses have typesetting done overseas, while others are experimenting with print-on-demand.
  • He rose through the company ranks from a typesetting trainee to vice president.
  • The result is lovely to look at: big, glossy pages, colorful quilts and imaginative typesetting.
  • Writes and corrects original formats to input typesetting commands in computerized photocomposition system.
  • Intermediate knowledge of typography, and typesetting principles and methods.
British Dictionary definitions for typesetting

typeset

/ˈtaɪpˌsɛt/
verb -sets, -setting, -set
1.
(transitive) (printing) to set (textual matter) in type
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