photocomposition

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pho·to·com·po·si·tion

 (fō′tō-kŏm′pə-zĭsh′ən)
pho′to·com·pose′ (-kəm-pōz′) v.

photocomposition

(ˌfəʊtəʊˌkɒmpəˈzɪʃən)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing typesetting by exposing type characters onto photographic film or photosensitive paper in order to make printing plates. Also called: photosetting or phototypesetting

pho•to•com•po•si•tion

(ˌfoʊ toʊˌkɒm pəˈzɪʃ ən)

n.
a method of composition in which type is set photographically.
[1925–30]
Translations

photocomposition

[ˌfəʊtəʊkɒmpəˈzɪʃən] Nfotocomposición f
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