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Mergenthaler, Ottmar Mergenthaler(noun)
United States inventor (born in Germany) of the Linotype machine (1854-1899)
Ottmar Mergenthaler was a German-born inventor who has been called a second Gutenberg because of his invention of the Linotype machine, the first device that could easily and quickly set complete lines of type for use in printing presses. This machine revolutionized the art of printing.
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