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    Tight Line

    In typography, a line of type which contains little or no word spacing or letterspacing, often a consequence of justification.

    The term tight line is also used in typography to refer to a line which will not fit in the prescribed line length.

    In hot-metal typesetting, a tight line was a slug of type which would not fit into the vice jaws that transported the characters, causing the device to jam.

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