phototypesetting

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phototypesetting

[¦fōd·¦ō′tīp‚sed·iŋ]
(graphic arts)
A method of composing text matter by successively projecting the images of characters on light-sensitive film or on photographic paper.
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Similarly though the first stage characteristics of a urine is that of a hot disorder, if transformation of urine takes place after urine has cooled, the disorder is of a cold type.
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"Nathan Ellington is a nice lad and not a cold type of guy, so I was compassionate to the reasoning behind his wish to leave," Mowbray said.
Now most of us know that what we've got is just a nasty cough and cold type virus.
The 19th century newspaper industry was colliding with reality--hot type to cold type and union-manning rules fighting with financial efficiency.
The Vanguard press allowed the newspaper industry to move from "hot type" printing to a "cold type" process.
since the hot type was replaced by "cold type" -- endless columns of words spit out by computerized machines on smelly photographic paper.
Carefully collated and placed consecutively in cold type, this string of charges and prophesies looks so absurd and preposterous that many will doubt if the half of them were ever uttered before; but the fact is this is not one half the nonsense that his been published.
Cold Type: Good Writing from Around the World, A 24-page tabloid published biannually.
Cold type, word processors, chainstore marketing and the like are beginning to make publishing resemble farming--burdened by overproduction.