Definition of typesetter in US English:



  • 1A person who typesets text.

    1. 1.1 A typesetting machine.
      • ‘The Open Source world, however, has an excellent music typesetter in GNU Lilypond, which now runs natively on Linux, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows.’
      • ‘Our typesetters work on Macintosh systems and use QuarkXPress.’
      • ‘‘With that first machine we also bought a modem and we were sending type to our typesetter electronically,’ says Mooberry.’
      • ‘‘Soft-proofing’ is a service offered in conjunction with our typesetter that will allow authors to access the proof pages of their articles through the Internet.’
      • ‘The invention of the Arabic typesetter by a Maronite monastic priest in Lebanon was a reflection of the French supremacy over the Levant and their constant support of the Maronite sect in cultural, political, and economic affairs.’