Linotype


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li·no·type

(lī′nə-tīp′)
n.
A machine that sets type on a metal slug, operated by a keyboard.

[Formerly a trademark.]

Linotype

(ˈlaɪnəʊˌtaɪp)
n
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

Lin•o•type

(ˈlaɪ nəˌtaɪp)
Trademark. a typesetting machine that casts solid lines of type from brass dies or matrices, selected automatically by a keyboard.

linotype

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.linotype - a typesetting machine operated from a keyboard that casts an entire line as a single slug of metalLinotype - 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
Translations

Linotype

® [ˈlaɪnəʊtaɪp] Nlinotipia f

Linotype®

nLinotype® f, → Zeilensetzmaschine f

Linotype

® [ˈlaɪnəʊˌtaɪp] nlinotype ® f inv
References in classic literature ?
There are even a few who are allowed to telephone their news directly to a swift linotype operator, who clicks it into type on his machine, without the scratch of a pencil.
Linotype GmbH is a wholly owned subsidiary of Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc (Nasdaq:TYPE), a provider of text imaging solutions.
The fascinating thing about these machines was that they delivered, not a printed sheet, but small flat metal plates with the wording cast in raised characters, these plates were the width of a newspaper column, and each held one line of characters; hence the name Linotype, of course.
The text of REW was first produced by a Mergenthaler linotype, and since then things have changed.
The information itself hasn't changed that much, but when I began here we used linotype and letterpress equipment and maintained each subscriber record on a 4x6-inch index card in pencil.
London - Linotype Library has won its High Court claim against Cambridge software publisher GreenStreet Technologies (GST) for infringing the copyright in the design of a number of its typefaces, including Neue Helvetica.
The Linotype, writes literary critic Hugh Kenner, "is as complicated a piece of lever-and-gear technology as you'd want to think about.
Linotype Library, a subsidiary of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, is now planing to take legal action against other publishers and hopes that the importance of the UK market will persuade companies to recognize its copyright in their international operations.
At the behest of his Linotype teacher in 1930, he began to work at The Belnamos newspaper in Belmont Shore for experience.
As well as agreeing to pay Linotype an undisclosed sum in damages and legal costs, Mattel agreed to remove the fonts from current and future versions of PrintMaster Publishing Suite with immediate effect.
Until 1984 he set the hot lead of the Linotype, but then Bowne had to modernize to remain competitive in the printing market.
For the first time, it provides Internet use of the functionality of the Linotype FontExplorers, of which more than 700,000 copies are distributed on CD-ROM.