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typography

[tahy-pog-ruh-fee] /taɪˈpɒg rə fi/
noun
1.
the art or process of printing with type.
2.
the work of setting and arranging types and of printing from them.
3.
the general character or appearance of printed matter.
Origin of typography
1635-1645
1635-45; < New Latin typographia, equivalent to Greek týpo(s) type + graphía -graphy
Can be confused
topography, typography.
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typography

/taɪˈpɒɡrəfɪ/
noun
1.
the art, craft, or process of composing type and printing from it
2.
the selection and planning of type for printed publications
Derived Forms
typographical (ˌtaɪpəˈɡræfɪkəl), typographic, adjective
typographically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for typography
n.

1640s, from French typographie, from Medieval Latin typographia, from Greek typos (see type (n.)) + -grapheia "writing," from graphein "to write" (see -graphy).

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