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a room in which compositors work in a printing establishment.
the room in a printing establishment in which type is set


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  • Composer

    [kuh m-poh-zer] /kəmˈpoʊ zər/ noun 1. a person or thing that . 2. a person who writes music. 3. an author. /kəmˈpəʊzə/ noun 1. a person who composes music 2. a person or machine that composes anything, esp type for printing n. “one who writes and arranges music,” 1590s, agent noun from compose. Used in […]

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    noun a salad in which the components are elaborately put together or arranged, rather than tossed Usage Note cooking

  • Composedly

    [kuh m-pohzd] /kəmˈpoʊzd/ adjective 1. calm; tranquil; serene: His composed face reassured the nervous passengers. /kəmˈpəʊzd/ adjective 1. (of people) calm; tranquil; serene adj. “calm, tranquil,” c.1600, past participle adjective frome compose (v.). Related: Composedly; composedness.

  • Compton-effect

    noun, Physics. 1. the increase in wavelength of monochromatic, electromagnetic radiation, as a beam of photons or x-rays, when it is scattered by particles whose size is small compared to the wavelength of the radiation. /ˈkɒmptən/ noun 1. a phenomenon in which a collision between a photon and a particle results in an increase in […]

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