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 +<< [[contents:​index| Dictionary Index]] << [[contents:​j|Definitions under J]]
  
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 +====== Justifying ======
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 +Spacing a line out so that it fits with a proper degree of tightness in the measure of the [[c:​composing-stick|composing stick]]; — placing a wood cut in a page, and filling up the vacancies with leads, scaleboards,​ quadrats, quotations, or furniture, so that when the form is locked up, the wood cut shall be fast, and the lines above and below it even; — fixing any other matter in a similar way in a page. — With pressmen, putting [[c:​cards|cards]] into the head of a wooden press, and screwing it up until the pull be proper, is termed //​Justifying the Head//, or //​Justifying the Pull//. //See// [[h:​hard-pull|Hard Pull]].
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