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film +‎ set


filmset (third-person singular simple present filmsets, present participle filmsetting, simple past and past participle filmset)

  1. To typeset by exposing type characters onto photographic film, which is then used to generate printing plates.
    • 1975, ADVANCES IN COMPUTERS - Volume 13, →ISBN, page 56:
      These concordances have been filmset, a process by which material is composed on film guided by appropriate programs that sense in the input stream "escape codes" which indicate a change in type font, size, or special characters.
    • 2012, Peter Karow, Font Technology: Methods and Tools, →ISBN, page 194:
      The electronic capabilities of today's new typesetting programs enable us to filmset type with optimum lines - comparable with the setting of Johannes Gutenberg's famous 42-line Bible.


filmset (not comparable)

  1. Created using a process of filmsetting.
    • 1958, Books of the Month - Volume 73, page 3:
      But Private Angelo is considered to be Britain's first filmset commercially distributed book.
    • 2007, John Lewis, Typography: Design and Practice, →ISBN, page 107:
      To some extent the actual thickness of the filmset letters can be controlled to suit differing paper surfaces.


filmset (plural filmsets)

  1. Alternative form of film set
    • 2012, William Boyd, Bamboo, →ISBN, page 449:
      Blood is one of the easiest things to arrange on a filmset.
    • 2012, Michael Windover, Art Deco: A Mode of Mobility, →ISBN, page 153:
      Some of Peters's filmset designs, together with those for the store and for an ideal art centre, were put on display at Bullock's Wilshire not long after the store's opening.
    • 2014, Samantha Harvey, Dear Thief, →ISBN, page 194:
      True enough, Spain has become a filmset to me, the whole of it barely more real than Fort Bravo itself.