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typeface

[tahyp-feys] /ˈtaɪpˌfeɪs/
noun
1.
face (defs 19b, c).
Origin of typeface
1900-1905
1900-05; type + face
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typeface

/ˈtaɪpˌfeɪs/
noun
1.
another name for face (sense 17)
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Word Origin and History for typeface
n.

also type-face, 1873, from type (n.) + face (n.).

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typeface in Technology

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The style or design of a font. Other independent parameters are size, boldness (thickness of lines), and obliqueness (a sheer transformation applied to the characters, not to be confused with a specifically designed italic font).
(1996-08-02)

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