overmatter


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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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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.