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...
- XHTML, a CSS font family property is used too specify a list of prioritized font/generic family names; in conjunction with correlating font properties,...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Font substitution is the process of using one font in place of another when the intended font either is not available or does not contain glyphs for the...
- Font hinting (also known as instructing) is the use of mathematical instructions to adjust the display of an outline font so that it lines up with a rasterized...
- larger stroke in a letter or symbol within a particular font or family of fonts. A typeface or "font family" making use of serifs is called a serif typeface...
- A wonton font (also known as Chinese font, chopstick font or chop-suey font, type or lettering) is an ethnic typeface with a visual style expressing "Asianness"...
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