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noun as in printer

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One of these was an old compositor who had "held a case" in that office for many years.

Companies were as hopelessly jumbled and mixed as a galley of type that a compositor has dropped downstairs.

Thence the proof passes back again to the compositor, who corrects the type in accordance with the proof-reader's markings.

The portion thus given each compositor is called a "take," and its length is determined by circumstances.

If many such occur, the proof is again passed to the compositor for further correction and the taking of fresh proofs.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to compositor, such as: publisher, typographer, and pressperson.

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