Definition of "typesetter" [type•set•ter]

  • (noun) A person who sets type. Formerly an employee in a printshop who manually selected pieces of moveable type and assembled them for printing.

Use "typesetter" in a sentence

  • "On p. 142 the giant crabs from the blurb finally appear, and, the author having run short of idiocies, the typesetter is forced to increase the interline spacing about 16% to make the book come out the right number of pages ..."
  • "I have been known to call the typesetter and ask for 'just one last little tweak'."
  • "There are rules involving the use of these signs, and most books obey them all the way through, but in this book either the author was being experimental, or the typesetter was a bit confused."

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