phototypesetter

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phototypesetter

[¦fōd·ō′tīp‚sed·ər]
(graphic arts)
Machine for placing individual characters on photographic film.
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Unlike much more expensive phototypesetters and imagesetters, LaserMaster plain-paper typesetters use no hazardous chemicals or films.
The resulting illustrations can be output to a large selection of text composition systems, laser printers, phototypesetters, and file formats.
RIPs, which are used in page printers, phototypesetters, and electrostatic plotters, identify each dot on a page, either leaving the dot blank or filling it in.