Definitions for linotypeˈlaɪ nəˌtaɪp
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Linotype, Linotype machine(noun)
a typesetting machine operated from a keyboard that casts an entire line as a single slug of metal
A form of typesetting machine in which a complete line of characters are set at once
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a contrivance for setting and casting words or lines for printing.
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 /ˈlaɪnətaɪp/, 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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