Pronunciation: (mon'u-tīp"), [key]
1. the only print made from a metal or glass plate on which a picture is painted in oil color, printing ink, or the like.
2. the method of producing such a print.
3. Biol.the only type of its group, as a single species constituting a genus.
Pronunciation: (mon'u-tīp"), [key] Print., Trademark.
a brand of machine for setting and casting type, consisting of a separate keyboard for producing a paper tape containing holes in a coded pattern so that when this tape is fed into the casting unit each code evokes a unique letter cast from hot metal by a special matrix.
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