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  1. case, compositor's case, typesetter's casenoun

    (printing) the receptacle in which a compositor has his type, which is divided into compartments for the different letters, spaces, or numbers

    "for English, a compositor will ordinarily have two such cases, the upper case containing the capitals and the lower case containing the small letters"

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  1. typesetter's case

    A typesetter's case is a compartmentalized storage box or tray used by typographers in typesetting to store and organize different individual letters, numbers, symbols, punctuated marks, and spaces (usually metal type). The case is traditionally divided into two sections: the upper case, which contains capital letters, and the lower case, which contains small letters. This arrangement is the origin of the terms 'uppercase' and 'lowercase' in typography.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of typesetter's case in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of typesetter's case in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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