typesetting


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

type·set

 (tīp′sĕt′)
tr.v. type·set, type·set·ting, type·sets Printing
To set (written material) into type; compose.

type′set′ter n.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

typesetting

(ˈtaɪpˌsɛtɪŋ)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the act of setting text in type for printing
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

type•set•ting

(ˈtaɪpˌsɛt ɪŋ)

n.
1. the process or action of setting type.
adj.
2. used or intended for setting type.
[1855–60]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

typesetting

The process by which type is assembled for printing.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
Translations

typesetting

[ˈtaɪpˌsetɪŋ] Ncomposición f (tipográfica)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

typesetting

[ˈtaɪpsɛtɪŋ] ncomposition f (en imprimerie)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

typesetting

[ˈtaɪpˌsɛtɪŋ] ncomposizione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
Instead, as quietly and matter-of-factly as she had filled her dead mother's place in the home while her brothers and sisters were growing up, Rose stepped into her father's business, took over the editorship and with a boy to do the typesetting and presswork, continued the paper without missing an issue.
27A/B [excuse the plug]), I have had much experience with the vagaries of Yiddish and Hebrew typesetting and printing in these computer days.
Rukhia was part of the small typesetting team, before Khaleej Times became fully computerised in the 90s.
Scholastica has launched a new typesetting service for open access journals that uses advanced technology to generate HTML and PDF articles.
The combination of the editorial changes, the typesetting changes, and having all three levels in one volume create a more accessible collection of Gillock's teacher and student favorites.
Typesetting became mechanical, then photochemical, and printing moved on from the hard relief ofletterpress into the softer kiss of the offset press.
Yet sometimes it is just before or during final typesetting that our sharp-eyed managing and manuscript editors make a last-minute catch of an error or infelicity.
Schottenfreude is simply wunderbar, and would make an excellent addition to the library of any logophile, trivia buff, or lover of fine typesetting.
iPLUS is an e-publishing company which provides Prepress services like Content Development, Typesetting, Project Management, Content Management, Imaging services, E-Books, Digitization and Data Conversion for both books and journals.
He says: "I do some gardening for friends, as well as a bit of typesetting. It's not what I'd planned to be doing at this age, but I've got a mortgage to pay and the children still need financial help.
After nearly 10 years of writing, editing and typesetting - and also six years also printing Village Voice - Jacey Bedford has handed over duties to Alison Tribe, a Denby Dale parish councillor.