Definitions for linotypeˈlaɪ nəˌtaɪp
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.