overmatter

overmatter

(ˈəʊvəˌmætə)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing type that has been set but cannot be used for printing owing to lack of space. Also called: overset
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You can work to produce something and see it consigned to "overmatter," never to see the light of day.
The fact that Glenda Jackson is a Birkenhead girl and that Birkenhead Park was the blueprint for New York's Central Park have been filed under ``historic overmatter.''