Definition of in type in English:

in type


  • Composed and ready for printing.

    ‘At this point in history, it was the often uneducated printer who would decide which words were set in type and which were not, since he could be prosecuted by the authorities.’
    • ‘No printer would risk his skin by setting the words in type.’
    • ‘He unfortunately died in February 1897 and it soon transpired that the manuscript was not in the hands of the Club and so nothing could be set in type.’