lightface

lightface

[lahyt-feys] Printing.
noun
1.
a type characterized by thin, light lines.
This is a sample of lightface.
adjective
2.
Also, light-faced. (of printed matter) set in lightface.
Compare boldface.


Origin:
1870–75; light2 + face

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