Meaning of phototypography

pho•to•ty•pog•ra•phy

Pronunciation: (fō"tō-tī-pog'ru-fē), [key]
— n.
  1. (formerly) the art or technique of making printing surfaces by light or photography, by any of a large number of processes.
  2. photocomposition.
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