noun Date: 1929 composition of text directly on film or photosensitive paper for reproduction

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  • photocomposition — [ fɔtokɔ̃pozisjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1963; de photo et composition ♦ Techn. (Imprim.) Composition photographique; ensemble des méthodes de composition par photographie, donnant, par contact ou projection, des textes sur film. ● photocomposition nom… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Photocomposition —   [engl.], Fotosatz …   Universal-Lexikon

  • photocomposition — [fōt΄ō käm΄pə zish′ən] n. any of various methods of composing matter for printing, in which light images of type characters or graphics are projected in succession onto a photosensitive surface to produce a negative from which plates can be… …   English World dictionary

  • Photocomposition — Lumitype (1965) Photocomposeuse Berthold …   Wikipédia en Français

  • photocomposition — fotografinis rinkimas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. photocomposition; photosetting vok. Bildfeldmontage, f rus. фотонабор, m pranc. photocomposition, f …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • photocomposition — /foh toh kom peuh zish euhn/, n. Print. any method of composition using photography, as composition by means of a photocomposer. Also called phototypesetting, phototypography. [1925 30; PHOTO + COMPOSITION] * * * ▪ printing also called… …   Universalium

  • photocomposition — noun phototypesetting …   Wiktionary

  • Photocomposition — Фотонабор, набор на фотонаборной машине; Сборка, вёрстка фотоформы на фотосборочной машине; Фотонабор …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • photocomposition — n. process of setting type using a photographic process, photographic typesetting (Printing) fəʊtəʊkÉ‘mpÉ™ zɪʃn / kÉ’m …   English contemporary dictionary

  • photocomposition — noun another term for filmsetting …   English new terms dictionary

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