linotype linotype  /ˈlɪ noʊ ˌtaɪp/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a typesetting machine operated from a keyboard that casts an entire line as a single slug of metal

Usage(s):

  1. He announced that one of his linotype operators, 36-year-old Buford Leonard Green, had a mechanized linotype invention that worked.
  2. Twenty-five years ago Cleveland Rodgers went to work for the respected Brooklyn Daily Eagle as a linotype operator.
  3. On the telegravure typewriters and linotype machines are corresponding charactersbig D dots, tiny A dots, etc.

News

  • Monotype Brings More than 8,600 Web Fonts to Linotype.com

    Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. , a leading provider of typefaces, technology and expertise for creative applications and consumer devices, has released over 8,600 Web fonts on Linotype.com, now available for download and self hosting.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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