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A machine that sets type on a metal slug, operated by a keyboard.
[Formerly a trademark.]
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) trademark a typesetting machine, operated by a keyboard, that casts an entire line on one solid slug of metal
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) type produced by such a machine
Trademark. a typesetting machine that casts solid lines of type from brass dies or matrices, selected automatically by a keyboard.
A typesetting machine invented in 1884. It speeded up the hitherto manual process by allowing a whole line of individual letters to be set at once, using a keyboard.
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|Noun||1.||Linotype - a typesetting machine operated from a keyboard that casts an entire line as a single slug of metal|
typesetting machine - a printer that sets textual material in type
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product