Definition of compositor in English:
A person who arranges type for printing or keys text into a composing machine.
- It may be argued that Sarah Fielding's use of dashes in the first edition was not in fact deliberate but was merely the work of a compositor or of compositors involved in the printing process.
- For decades the small but powerful unions of printers and pressmen had won rich contract settlements as well as expensive press manning clauses and lifetime job guarantees for the compositors displaced by computerized typesetting.
- I spent roughly 30 years in the book publishing business, most of which was on the production side dealing with type compositors and printers.