Definitions for linotypeˈlaɪ nəˌtaɪp
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Trademark. a typesetting machine that casts solid lines of type from brass dies or matrices, selected automatically by a keyboard.
Category: Printing, Trademark
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, 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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