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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Printing A proof taken from composed type before page composition to allow for the detection and correction of errors.

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  • n. A trial page or proof of continuous text that has not been divided into pages.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a proof taken before the type is broken up to print pages


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