set type

set type

to arrange type for printing; to prepare finished pages for printing. Have you finished setting the type for page one yet? John sets type for a living.
See also: set, type
References in classic literature ?
As the time passed, he had come to set type for the little revolutionary sheet they published weekly.
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His invention, the linotype, allowed one person to set type for printing by simply pressing keys on a keyboard, bypassing four different operations at much greater speeds.
After a lesson showing students the formal letter spacing rules and how to set type properly, the students were instructed to set down a thin baseline using a sharp 4H pencil on tracing paper, and then proceed to trace the letters they needed for their pangram from the sample, keeping in mind that their text would eventually be integrated with their illustrations.
Julie Hilton, ChildLine Schools Service manager for the West Midlands, said: "There is no set type of volunteer and no previous experience of working with children is required.
There's always a set type of people doing their shopping according to the time or the day, whether it's pensioners holding everyone up or screeching kids," Horrocks warned.
But she moaned: "There's always a set type of people doing their shopping according to the time or the day, whether it's pensioners holding everyone up, or screeching kids.
We were also shown how to set type in the traditional method.
Single-form triads of the COST COST COST and SET SET SET type are, of course, also barred.
It took X number of days to bind a magazine in those days, Y to print, Z to set type, etc.
A print shop display featuring 18th-century equipment and an opportunity to learn how to set type.
Straight off the shell almost any new laptop can now set type in hundreds of languages--African, Asian, Austronesian, Native American, and even European--in which the literary tradition has scarcely been touched by earlier methods of typefounding and printing.
The small set type has been called "postural" or "positional" while the multiverb type has also been called "positional" or "dispositional".
The spatial distribution of catches by set type for bigeye and skipjack tuna are provided in Figures 1 and 2.