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  • n. Plural form of compositor.

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Examples

  • That mysterious body called compositors, through whose hands all literature passes, are reputed to be a placid and unimpressionable race of practical stoics, who do their work dutifully, without yielding to the intellectual influences represented by it.

    The Book-Hunter A New Edition, with a Memoir of the Author

  • The "bears," however, make matters even by calling the compositors monkeys, on account of the nimble industry displayed by those gentlemen in picking out the type from the hundred and fifty-two compartments of the cases.

    Lost Illusions

  • “bears,” however, make matters even by calling the compositors monkeys, on account of the nimble industry displayed by those gentlemen in picking out the type from the hundred and fifty-two compartments of the cases.

    Two Poets

  • There may be more "compositors" than actors and more movie units (Prague Unit, Prague Second Unit, Paris Unit) than units of Joes.

    Tom Engelhardt: The Long, Slow Death of American Triumphalism

  • Composing-room employees, such as compositors, linotypers, stonemen, proof-readers, etc., undoubtedly stand at the head of the skilled trades as to educational training, but it was found that only eight per cent were high school graduates.

    Wage Earning and Education

  • "compositors," up in the top rooms where the lights are shining, stand before large wooden trays or "cases," each of which is divided into a number of small squares, like boxes without lids.

    Little Folks (July 1884) A Magazine for the Young

  • There may be more "compositors" than actors and more movie units (Prague Unit, Prague Second Unit,

    TomDispatch

  • "I hire everyone," he says, "from painters and sculptors to digital compositors, rock-and-roll makeup artists, and guys who just like to pump blood and slit throats."

    The Virtuoso of Blood and Guts

  • I think most compositors would love to not sit for hours keying out elements of an image and would prefer to focus on the creative aspects that no automation can solve.

    Sketch2Photo: Internet Image Montage on Vimeo

  • He sided with the compositors, the printers, the father of the chapel.

    A Small Death in the Great Glen

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