Imposing stone
Imposing Im*pos"ing, n. (Print.) The act of imposing the columns of a page, or the pages of a sheet. See {Impose}, v. t., 4. [1913 Webster]

{Imposing stone} (Print.), the stone on which the pages or columns of types are imposed or made into forms; -- called also {imposing table}. [1913 Webster]


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  • imposing stone — Stone Stone, n. [OE. ston, stan, AS. st[=a]n; akin to OS. & OFries. st[=e]n, D. steen, G. stein, Icel. steinn, Sw. sten, Dan. steen, Goth. stains, Russ. stiena a wall, Gr. ?, ?, a pebble. [root]167. Cf. {Steen}.] 1. Concreted earthy or mineral… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imposing stone — noun or imposing table or imposing surface : a slab of stone or metal on which matter to be printed is imposed * * * Print. a slab, formerly of stone but now usually of metal, on which pages of type or plates are imposed and on which type… …   Useful english dictionary

  • imposing stone — Print. a slab, formerly of stone but now usually of metal, on which pages of type or plates are imposed and on which type correcting in the page is done. Also called imposing table. [1720 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • Imposing stone — Талер для спуска полос печатной формы; стол для заключки форм; запасной талер …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • imposing stone — /ɪmˈpoʊzɪŋ stoʊn/ (say im pohzing stohn) noun a slab resting upon a frame, on which pages of type or plates are imposed and corrected …   Australian English dictionary

  • Imposing — Im*pos ing, n. (Print.) The act of imposing the columns of a page, or the pages of a sheet. See {Impose}, v. t., 4. [1913 Webster] {Imposing stone} (Print.), the stone on which the pages or columns of types are imposed or made into forms; called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imposing table — Imposing Im*pos ing, n. (Print.) The act of imposing the columns of a page, or the pages of a sheet. See {Impose}, v. t., 4. [1913 Webster] {Imposing stone} (Print.), the stone on which the pages or columns of types are imposed or made into… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stone — Stone, n. [OE. ston, stan, AS. st[=a]n; akin to OS. & OFries. st[=e]n, D. steen, G. stein, Icel. steinn, Sw. sten, Dan. steen, Goth. stains, Russ. stiena a wall, Gr. ?, ?, a pebble. [root]167. Cf. {Steen}.] 1. Concreted earthy or mineral matter;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stone age — Stone Stone, n. [OE. ston, stan, AS. st[=a]n; akin to OS. & OFries. st[=e]n, D. steen, G. stein, Icel. steinn, Sw. sten, Dan. steen, Goth. stains, Russ. stiena a wall, Gr. ?, ?, a pebble. [root]167. Cf. {Steen}.] 1. Concreted earthy or mineral… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stone bass — Stone Stone, n. [OE. ston, stan, AS. st[=a]n; akin to OS. & OFries. st[=e]n, D. steen, G. stein, Icel. steinn, Sw. sten, Dan. steen, Goth. stains, Russ. stiena a wall, Gr. ?, ?, a pebble. [root]167. Cf. {Steen}.] 1. Concreted earthy or mineral… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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