Definition of photosetting in English:
Another term for filmsetting.
- Photosetting has much more economical methods of typeface production than metal setting.
- The newspaper industry's hot metal dinosaurs - the Linotype, Intertype and Ludlow typecasting machines - were eliminated by photosetting, a short-lived intermediate trend that was, in its turn, crushed in the stampede toward our high-tech digital PostScript era.
photoset verb (past and past participle photoset)
- Example sentences
- The text was photoset and printed by offset lithography.
- The book is photoset from the original papers and there is a variety of type styles, some of which have. reproduced better than others.