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type bar

[′tīp ‚bär]
(graphic arts)
A long, narrow box or magazine from which projects the type used at a particular print position of a printer, and which contains the entire collection of characters available to that print position.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The 1873 apparatus had a four-bank keyboard, type bars that hung in a circle beneath the cylindrical platen, and a lead ball suspended from one side, whose weight moved the carriage.