typography

[tahy-pog-ruh-fee]
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:
1635–45; < Neo-Latin typographia, equivalent to Greek týpo(s) type + graphía -graphy

topography, typography.
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typography (taɪˈpɒɡrəfɪ)
 
n
1.  the art, craft, or process of composing type and printing from it
2.  the selection and planning of type for printed publications
 
typographical
 
adj
 
typo'graphic
 
adj
 
typo'graphically
 
adv

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typography
1641, from Fr. typographie, from M.L. typographia, from Gk. typos (see type) + -grapheia "writing." Typographical "pertaining to typography" is recorded from 1593.
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  place.
It was the first computer with beautiful typography.
Old ways with grammar and typography were also rejected.
Seven artists are featured in this exhibition of works use language, text or
  typography to convey meaning.
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