compositor


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com·pos·i·tor

 (kəm-pŏz′ĭ-tər)
n.
One that sets written material into type; a typesetter.

[Middle English compositur, one who composes, settler of disputes, from Anglo-Norman compositour, from Latin, writer, compiler, from compōnere, composit-, to put together; see component.]

com·pos′i·to′ri·al (-tôr′ē-əl) adj.

compositor

(kəmˈpɒzɪtə)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing a person who sets and corrects type and generally assembles text and illustrations for printing. Sometimes shortened to: comp
compositorial adj

com•pos•i•tor

(kəmˈpɒz ɪ tər)

n.
a person who sets the type or text for printing.
[1560–70; < Latin: one who composes]
com•pos`i•to′ri•al (-ˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.compositor - one who sets written material into typecompositor - one who sets written material into type
pressman, printer - someone whose occupation is printing
Translations

compositor

[kəmˈpɒzɪtəʳ] Ncajista mf

compositor

[kəmˈpɒzɪtər] ncompositeur/trice m/f

compositor

n (Typ) → (Schrift)setzer(in) m(f)

compositor

[kəmˈpɒzɪtəʳ] n (Typ) → compositore m
References in classic literature ?
The affair ended in our going to the State capital, where my father found work as a reporter of legislative proceedings for one of the daily journals, and I was taken into the office as a compositor.
Honest and hearty was Charles's dislike, and the past spread itself out very clearly before him; hatred is a skilful compositor.
Most of it was in blank, but the solitary compositor who did the thing had amused himself by making a grotesque scheme of ad- vertisement stereo on the back page.
nonsense by permitting the compositor to make it unintelligible.
The curses to which the General gave a low utterance, as soon as Rebecca and her conqueror had quitted him, were so deep, that I am sure no compositor would venture to print them were they written down.
Pshaw, my dear fellow, what do the public, the great unobservant public, who could hardly tell a weaver by his tooth or a compositor by his left thumb, care about the finer shades of analysis and deduction
Here, too, is a curious little work upon the influence of a trade upon the form of the hand, with lithotypes of the hands of slaters, sailors, corkcutters, compositors, weavers, and diamond-polishers.
There was indeed the sound of shouting in the street, and a little group of compositors and pressmen was forming in the hall below and nerving itself to action.
NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected ChyronHegos Lyric graphics creation and playout solution, Live Compositor, and PRIME Clips for its production of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, which take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, February 8 February 25.
perdon, olvidaba decir que aquel medio dia el cadaver del compositor estaba a un costado (proscenio derecha, diriamos en teatro) del escenario, en donde se ejecutaba un concierto.
Siempre me ha sorprendido la erratica impresion que una mente tan lucida como la del gran pensador y musicologo aleman Theodor Adorno tenia de un compositor de la pasta del finlandes Jean Sibelius (Hameenlinna 1865-Jarvenpaa 1957), muy contraria y contrastante con la declarada admiracion que profesaron otros musicos contemporaneos suyos de la talla del austriaco Gustav Mahler y el algo mas joven hungaro Bela Bartok, quienes no solo valoraban su obra sino que ademas lo consideraban como uno de los autores mas trascendentales en la transicion del siglo XIX al XX.
A obra para piano, orquestra e eletronica Abyssus Ascendens ad Aeternum Splendorem (O Abismo Ascendente para o Brilho Eterno) do compositor portugues Joao Pedro Oliveira (1959) foi composta em 2005 e estreada dois anos apos, em 2007, pela Orquestra Gulbenkian de Lisboa, tendo como solista a pianista Ana Telles.