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Mon·o·type

 (mŏn′ə-tīp′)
A trademark for a typesetting machine operated from a keyboard that activates a unit that casts and sets individual characters.

mon·o·type

 (mŏn′ə-tīp′)
n.
1. Biology The sole member of its group, such as a single species that constitutes a genus.
2. A unique print made by pressing paper against a painted or inked surface.

mon′o·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk) adj.

monotype

(ˈmɒnəˌtaɪp)
n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a single print made from a metal or glass plate on which a picture has been painted
2. (Biology) biology a monotypic genus or species

Monotype

(ˈmɒnəˌtaɪp)
n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) trademark any of various typesetting systems, esp originally one in which each character was cast individually from hot metal
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) type produced by such a system

mon•o•type

(ˈmɒn əˌtaɪp)

n.
1. the only print made from a metal or glass plate on which a picture is painted in oil color, printing ink, or the like.
2. the method of producing such a print.
3. the only representative of its group, as a single species constituting a genus.
[1880–85]
mon`o•typ′ic (-ˈtɪp ɪk) adj.

Mon•o•type

(ˈmɒn əˌtaɪp)
Trademark.
a machine that casts and sets metal type.

monotype

Printmaking from an image printed (usually in oils) on a sheet of glass or metal. Only one sheet can be printed, though the color can then be reinforced and a few successive differing images made.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monotype - (biology) a taxonomic group with a single member (a single species or genus)
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
taxon, taxonomic category, taxonomic group - animal or plant group having natural relations
2.monotype - a typesetting machine operated from a keyboard that sets separate characters
typesetting machine - a printer that sets textual material in type
Translations

Monotype

® [ˈmɒnəʊtaɪp]
A. Nmonotipia ® f
B. CPD Monotype machine N(máquina f) monotipo ® m

Monotype®

nMonotype-Verfahren® nt; monotype machineMonotype® f

Monotype

® [ˈmɒnəˌtaɪp] nmonotype ® f inv
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All equity awards granted in connection with the acquisition require that the respective recipient continue to be an employee of Monotype Imaging through each applicable vesting date and are subject to possible accelerated vesting under certain circumstances.
Europe and Asia, Monotype Imaging brings text imaging and graphical user interface capabilities to consumer electronics devices such as laser printers, copiers, mobile phones, navigation devices, digital cameras, e-book readers, automotive devices, tablets, digital televisions, set-top boxes and consumer appliances.