from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that sets written material into type; a compositor or printer.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a person skilled in typography
- n. a typewriter
- n. a kind of bark beetle
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A printer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who prints with or from types, or by typographic process.
- n. A beetle of the genus Bostrychus, as B. typographicus: so called from the characteristic markings its larva makes on the bark of trees.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. one who sets written material into type
Indranil Mukherjee/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Website sciencemuseum.org states that the first typewriter was invented in the U.S. by William Burt in 1830, though the machine was known as a typographer.
In fact, till the Stationers 'Company made the sale of books or printed matter a separate industry, the typographer was his own binder and vendor.
[Footnote 1: The word "typographer" is used to differentiate between the compositor and the printer, the latter being the one who does the presswork.]
Two American devices, one of William Burt in 1829, for a "typographer," and another of Charles Thurber, of Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1843, may also be passed over.
In 1829, William Burt of Mount Vernon, Mich., patented the "typographer," believed to be the first typewriter.
William Burt of Mount Vernon, Mich., patented the "typographer," believed to be the first typewriter.
(Soundbite of bell) SAGAL: A stone carver, a typographer and a television producer were among the recipients of this year's blank grants.
It starts out as a simply folded poetry magazine with illustrations and evolves into something else entirely, with entire issues devoted to a single collaboration between a poet and a typographer.
The typographer who sets this page well, aaathough it may not please him.
Warren Lehrer is a writer, designer, and typographer, acclaimed for capturing the shape of thought and reuniting the traditions of storytelling with the printed page.