from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A composition of light flat objects pasted onto a sheet of paper, board, or other backing, as:
- n. A layout of an image to be printed, such as a book cover.
- n. A collage.
- n. The art or process of making such a composition.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A composition of a flat object on a board or other backing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a composition of flat objects pasted on a board or other backing
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The Klansman who claims to be a doctor is just a cheap paste-up hack for hire.
He found work in advertising, doing layouts and paste-up work, while looking for a way in to the world of cinema.
My first job interview consisted of a guy throwing me out of his studio because he wanted a paste-up artist - a skill - not a Mac operator.
But the paste-up of the Supreme Court order was strangely blurred.
He told her to give the editor his name, and after a great deal of convincing she agreed to do so, but when she came back on the line, she informed him that it was paste-up day and that the editor refused to be interrupted by anyone.
However, it would also make paste-up simple and easy as other departments.
However, most papers still have a paste-up table in the composing department with tools to make the submission unnecessarily neat.
Years ago, I did typesetting/paste-up for a craft book publisher and I always got excited when I saw one of these books in a craft store I didn't write them and did not get credit, but they were still my hard work!
We'd attained paste-up nirvana...and straight columns, at last.
I worked for a company that was doing traditional publication paste-up with galley as late as the late Nineties.