Monotype Mon"o*type, 1. [Mono- + -type.]

1. (Biol.) The only representative of its group, as a single species constituting a genus. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. A print (but one impression can be taken) made by painting on metal and then transferring the painting to paper by pressure; also, the process of making such prints. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. A kind of keyboard-operated typesetting and casting machine that makes and sets separate characters. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • monotype — [män′ō tīp΄, män′ətīp΄] n. [ MONO + TYPE] 1. Biol. the only type of its group, as a single species constituting a genus, a single genus constituting a family, etc. 2. Art a) a unique print from a metal or glass plate on which a picture has been… …   English World dictionary

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  • monotype — / monətaip/, it. /mɔno taip/ s. ingl. [comp. di mono e type tipo, carattere tipografico ], usato in ital. al femm., invar. (tecn., tipogr.) [macchina compositrice che fonde e compone un carattere alla volta] ▶◀ (non com.) monotipo. ‖ linotype …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • monotype — 1881 in biology; 1882 in printers arts; 1893 as a brand name of typesetting machine; see MONO (Cf. mono ) + TYPE (Cf. type) …   Etymology dictionary

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