Monotype (disambiguation)

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A monotype is a print made by drawing or painting on a smooth, non-absorbent surface.

Monotype may also refer to:

  • A monotypic taxon
  • Monotype Corporation, a typesetting and typeface design company.
    • Monotype System - the typesetting machine made by the Monotype Corporation.
      From these is derived the specialist term in printing which is defined by Collins English Dictionary as
  1. (Communication Arts / Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) any of various typesetting systems, esp originally one in which each character was cast individually from hot metal
  2. (Communication Arts / Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) type produced by such a system (http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Monotype)