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 forms; -- called also {imposing table}. [1913 Webster]


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  • imposing table — noun see imposing stone * * * imposing stone or imposing table noun (printing) A heavy table upon which metal type is imposed • • • Main Entry: ↑impose …   Useful 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 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… …   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 — Impose Im*pose , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Imposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Imposing}.] [F. imposer; pref. im in + poser to place. See {Pose}, v. t.] 1. To lay on; to set or place; to put; to deposit. [1913 Webster] Cakes of salt and barley [she] did impose …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • imposingstone — imposing stone n. A stone or metal slab on which material to be printed is arranged. Also called imposing table. * * * …   Universalium

  • Economic Affairs — ▪ 2006 Introduction In 2005 rising U.S. deficits, tight monetary policies, and higher oil prices triggered by hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico were moderating influences on the world economy and on U.S. stock markets, but some other… …   Universalium

  • United States federal probation and supervised release — The life cycle of federal supervision for a defendant. United States federal probation and supervised release are imposed at sentencing. The difference between probation and supervised release is that the former is imposed as a substitute for… …   Wikipedia

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