A specific size and style of printer's type.
A set of characters (letters, numbers, punctuation marks, and symbols) which follow a particular style, i.e. they have a specific typeface and weight, e.g. Times New Roman Bold. Now used interchangeably with the term typeface in desktop publishing. Derived from the word 'found,' as in 'type foundry'.
In traditional typography, a font is a particular size, weight and style of a typeface. Each font was a matched set of metal type, one piece (called a `sort`) for each glyph, and a typeface comprised a range of fonts that shared an overall design. In modern usage, with the advent of digital typography, `font` is frequently synonymous with `ty...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Font
(also, fount) A collection of letters, numbers, punctuation, and other symbols used to set text (or related) matter. Although font and typeface are often used interchangeably, font refers to the physical embodiment (whether it's a case of metal pieces or a computer file) while typeface refers to the design (the way it looks). A font is what you use...Found on http://www.fontshop.com/glossary/
(from the article `computerized typesetting`) The computer must be programmed carefully for optimal word spacing and correct hyphenation. Older typesetters have a photounit with an optical type ... Italian printer who designed several modern typefaces, one of which bears his name and is in common use today.The font, which constitutes a ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/f/43
- a specific size and style of type within a type familyFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=font
• (n.) A fountain; a spring; a source. • (n.) A basin or stone vessel in which water is contained for baptizing. • (n.) A complete assortment of printing type of one size, including a due proportion of all the letters in the alphabet, large and small, points, accents, and whatever else is necessary for printing with that variety of t...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/font/
a specific size and style of type within a type familyFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=font
A style of text used in printing or in a word processing program.
Example: Arial is a popular font for web pages, because it is easy to read on a screen.
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Complete set of printed or display characters of the same typeface, size, and style (bold, italic, underlined, and so on). Fonts used in computer setting are of two main types: bit-mapped and outline. Bit-mapped fonts are stored in the computer memory as the exact arrangement of pixels o...Found on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0034469.html
[ French fonte
, from fondre
to melt or cast. See Found
to cast, and confer Fount
a font.] (Print.)
A complete assortment of printing type of one size, including a due proportion of all the letters in the alphabet, large and small, points, accents, and whate...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/F/55
A Character or symbol Typeface. Great care must be taken in using general purpose fonts in PCB designs because photoplotting machine may use 'similar' fonts that cause electrical shorts or printed text filling holes with ink. Vutrax avoids these problems by evaluating fonts in the design file, or using it's own strictly defined fonts
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A complete assortment of a size and face of type, including letters, punctuation, numerals and ligatures. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20829
a container, genarally of stone, which contained holy water for baptism. Usually located near the west door, sometimes the fonts had elaborately carved wooden canopies.Found on http://www.britainexpress.com/History/medieval/church-glossary.htm
A font is the vessel which contains the consecrated water to be used in baptism. Ancient fonts were always large enough to allow of the immersion of infants, the hollow basin usually being about a foot (30 cm) or rather more in depth, and from one and a half to two feet (45 cm to 60 cm) in diameter. There are a few fonts of Norman date made of lead...Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/AF.HTM
A large trough used for baptism into a religious community. These are often highly elaborate and may have a carved cover for when not in use. They may be made out of Frosterley marble. These were buried in some rituals when they went out of use. One was found at West Chevington, (Northumberland), chapel excavations.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20766
A receptacle for water that is used for baptism. Inside late medieval Armenian churches it is normally located within a niche set into the north wall, close to its eastern end.
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A receptacle for water, used for baptism. Found on http://www.pitt.edu/~medart/menuglossary/INDEX.HTM
A set of characters having the same typeface and characteristics such as size, spacing and italic.
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A set of graphic characters that have a characteristic design, or a font designer's concept of how the graphic characters should appear. The characteristic design specifies the characteristics of its graphic characters. Examples of characteristics are shape, graphic pattern, style, size, weight, and increment.
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A set of typographic characters that share certain design characteristics. It belongs to a typeface family: It can have different styles, italic, bold, etc.Found on http://www.transedit.se/glossary.htm
A specific instance of a typeface. For example, 'Times 12pt Bold'.
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A typeface style, such as Helvetica, Times Roman, etc., in a single size. A single font includes all 26 letters, along with punctuation, numbers, and other characters.
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All size of one variant of a typeface produced by a particular manufacturer.
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