face ( defs 19b, c ).

1900–05; type + face

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To typeface
World English Dictionary
typeface (ˈtaɪpˌfeɪs)
another name for face

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Computing Dictionary

typeface definition

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).

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
Cite This Source
Example sentences
The court may refuse to consider text presented in less than standard font,
  such as small or fine typeface.
One of my colleagues asks her students to sketch their names using a typeface
  that conveys something about themselves.
It's a faux-jaunty, watered-down typeface, a corporation's idea of informal
There are character studies and typeface trials and color tests, historical
  photos and book cover concepts.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature