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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
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