Definition of photocomposition in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌfōdōˌkämpəˈziSH(ə)n/


The setting of material to be printed by projecting it onto photographic film from which the printing surface is prepared.
Example sentences
  • Exposure to luminaries such as Milton Glaser and techniques such as photocomposition engendered a catharsis.
  • As publishers implemented SGML, photocomposition vendors developed import and export routines to handle it.

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Syllabification: pho·to·com·po·si·tion

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