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Movable type

Printing technology and system based on reconfigurable blocks of glyphs / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Movable type (US English; moveable type in British English) is the system and technology of printing and typography that uses movable components to reproduce the elements of a document (usually individual alphanumeric characters or punctuation marks) usually on the medium of paper.

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Printing press, engraving by W Lowry after John Farey Jr., 1819

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