Definitions for linotypeˈlaɪ nəˌtaɪp

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  1. Linotype, Linotype machine(noun)

    a typesetting machine operated from a keyboard that casts an entire line as a single slug of metal

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  1. linotype(Noun)

    A form of typesetting machine in which a complete line of characters are set at once

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  1. Linotype

    a contrivance for setting and casting words or lines for printing.


  1. Mergenthaler Linotype Company

    The Mergenthaler Linotype Company is a corporation founded in the United States in 1886 to market the machine that casts metal type in lines invented by Ottmar Mergenthaler. With the company's primary product, the linotype machine, it became the world's leading manufacturer of book and newspaper typesetting equipment; outside North America, its only serious challenger for book production was the Anglo-American Monotype Corporation.


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