typesetting type‧set‧ting [ˈtaɪpˌsetɪŋ] noun [uncountable]
the job or activity of arranging the letters, words etc on a page for printing:

• Publishers have now switched over to computerized typesetting.

— typeset verb [intransitive, transitive] :

• The article is typeset in two columns.

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typesetting UK US /ˈtaɪpsetɪŋ/ noun [U]
the activity of arranging printed text and images on the page when preparing a book, newspaper, etc. for printing: »

The pages are ready for typesetting.


computer typesetting applications

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Typesetting — Type set ting, n. The act or art of setting type. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Typesetting — Text formatting redirects here. For other uses, see Formatted text. Movable type on a composing stick on a type case …   Wikipedia

  • typesetting — pho·to·typesetting; tele·typesetting; typesetting; …   English syllables

  • typesetting — /tuyp set ing/, n. 1. the process or action of setting type. adj. 2. used or intended for setting type. [1855 60; TYPE + SETTING] * * * Setting of type for use in any of various printing processes. Type for printing, using woodblocks, was… …   Universalium

  • typesetting — typeset ► VERB (typesetting; past and past part. typeset) ▪ arrange or generate the type for (text to be printed). DERIVATIVES typesetter noun typesetting noun …   English terms dictionary

  • typesetting — type|set|ting [ˈtaıpˌsetıŋ] n [U] the job or activity of arranging ↑type 1(5) for printing ▪ computerized typesetting >typesetter n >typeset v [T] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • typesetting — noun Date: 1846 the process of setting material in type or into a form to be used in printing; also the process of producing graphic matter (as through a computer system) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • typesetting — noun The setting or composition of written material into type. See Also: typeset, typesetter …   Wiktionary

  • Typesetting — Набор (процесс); Набор …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • typesetting — type|set|ting [ taıp,setıŋ ] noun uncount the job of arranging words and letters for printing …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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