Definition of Font. Meaning of Font. Synonyms of Font

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Definition of Font

Font
Font Font, n. [F. fonte, fr. fondre to melt or cast. See Found to cast, and cf. 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 whatever else is necessary for printing with that variety of types; a fount.
Font
Font Font, n. [AS. font, fant, fr. L. fons, fontis, spring, fountain; cf. OF. font, funt, F. fonts, fonts baptismaux, pl. See Fount.] 1. A fountain; a spring; a source. Bathing forever in the font of bliss. --Young. 2. A basin or stone vessel in which water is contained for baptizing. That name was given me at the font. --Shak.

Meaning of Font from wikipedia

- In metal typesetting, a font was a particular size, weight and style of a typeface. Each font was a matched set of type, one piece (called a "sort") for...
- typeface (also known as font family) is a set of one or more fonts each composed of glyphs that share common design features. Each font of a typeface has a...
- XHTML, a CSS font family property is used to specify a list of prioritized font/generic family names; in conjunction with correlating font properties,...
- A baptismal font is an article of church furniture used for baptism. The fonts of many Christian denominations are for baptisms using a non-immersive method...
- A Unicode font is a computer font that maps glyphs to Unicode characters (i.e. the glyphs in the font can be accessed using code points defined in the...
- A computer font (or font) is implemented as a digital data file containing a set of graphically related glyphs, characters, or symbols such as dingbats...
- Web typography refers to the use of fonts on the World Wide Web. When HTML was first created, font faces and styles were controlled exclusively by the...
- Font Awesome is a font and icon toolkit based on CSS and LESS. It was made by Dave Gandy for use with Twitter Bootstrap, and later was incorporated into...
- PostScript fonts are font files encoded in outline font specifications developed by Adobe Systems for professional digital typesetting. This system uses...
- A monospaced font, also called a fixed-pitch, fixed-width, or non-proportional font, is a font whose letters and characters each occupy the same amount...
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