Definitions for linotypeˈlaɪ nəˌtaɪp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Linotype, Linotype machine(noun)

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


  1. linotype(Noun)

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

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  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 /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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