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compositor in Newspapers, printing, publishing topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcompositorcom‧pos‧i‧tor /kəmˈpɒzɪtə $ -ˈpɑːzɪtər/ noun [countable]  BOTCNsomeone who arranges words, pictures etc on a page before they are printed
Examples from the Corpus
compositorThe two children of a boot-closer, Katie and Andrew S., both became compositors.It was not only the female compositors who were being asked for support.Here then was a further division among male compositors, well established before 1872.What was atypical about Edinburgh was the large number of women recruited to the trade of compositor.The compositors put the matter clearly in 1810.We know the occupations of 161 fathers of women compositors, from their marriage certificates.Four hundred-odd signatures of women compositors were appended.In 1916, many of the women compositors found themselves being called to work as Post Office clerks.