Linotype machine

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a typesetting machine operated from a keyboard that casts an entire line as a single slug of metal

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Abdul Jabbar was working at Dawn as an Intertype and Linotype machine operator.
But considering how the Crescent celebrated its 134th anniversary this year, it looks like Coombs and his Linotype machine are doing just fine.
Oh, wow, a Linotype machine," he said sarcastically.
Artifacts such as a cuneiform tablet from ancient Sumeria, a 15th-century Gutenberg Bible and a Linotype machine will trace the history of news gathering from ancient times.
I walk past a Linotype machine every morning in the lobby of our building.
Typesetting, previously done by hand, was revolutionized in 1886 by Ottmar Merganthaler's Linotype machine, which produced a "line o' type," a metal slug of letters.
The blog, titled "Etaoin Shrdlu" -- which reflects the letter order on an old linotype machine -- dates back to 2006, with Weaver opining on all matter of news issues related to various company properties and events.
One grapples with the book that the legendary Frank Romano has written on the Linotype machine and its special attributes and capabilities.
Bill Glasmann III told the Tribune that his father (with whom he worked for 20 years at the newspaper) was fast enough at the keyboard to hang his Linotype machine.
The compositor, also invariably a man, had at his command a Linotype machine - a huge device with a keyboard to create lines of metal type, each precisely a column in width.
EIGHTEEN YEARS AGO, WHEN I was a "cub reporter," the Pine Bluff Commercial still had a Linotype machine sitting in a corner of the back shop.
One of the major weaknesses of the Linotype machine was its inability to handle kerned characters, and Jones's response was to produce no fewer than twenty-six f-ligatures.
He once proudly repaired a Linotype machine, and on another occasion repaired the Times-Standard's letterpress as the press crew watched.
But sitting at a linotype machine, duplicating the words of journalists as a small cog in the production machine, was not going to keep Roy happy for very long.
In a career that began in 1920 as a 14-year-old running the Linotype machine and writing a society column in Price, Utah, Hills wrote and edited for newspapers throughout the Midwest, and became the nation's youngest editor of a metro at the old Oklahoma News by the time he was 32.