Definition of photocompose in US English:

photocompose

verb

Printing
historical
  • with object To set (matter for printing) by photocomposing; to filmset.

Origin

1920s. From photo- + compose. Compare slightly earlier photocomposing, and also photocomposition.

Pronunciation

photocompose

/ˌfəʊtəʊkəmˈpəʊz/