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TYPEFACE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does typeface mean? 

TYPEFACE (noun)
  The noun TYPEFACE has 1 sense:

1. a specific size and style of type within a type family

  Familiarity information: TYPEFACE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TYPEFACE (noun)


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Meaning:

A specific size and style of type within a type family

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

font; fount; typeface; face

Hypernyms ("typeface" is a kind of...):

type (printed characters)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "typeface"):

constant-width font; fixed-width font; monospaced font; typewriter font (a typeface is which each character is given the same width (as by a typewriter))

proportional font (any font whose different characters have different widths)

cartridge font; font cartridge (any font that is contained in a cartridge that can be plugged into a computer printer)

black letter; Gothic (a heavy typeface in use from 15th to 18th centuries)

bold; bold face; boldface (a typeface with thick heavy lines)

italic (a typeface with letters slanting upward to the right)

raster font; screen font (the font that is displayed on a computer screen)

Helvetica; sans serif (a typeface in which characters have no serifs)

Holonyms ("typeface" is a member of...):

type family (a complete set of type suitable for printing text)


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