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Webster 1913 Edition


Typography

Ty-pog′ra-phy

,
Noun.
[
Type
+
-graphy
: cf. F.
typographie
.]
1.
The act or art of expressing by means of types or symbols; emblematical or hieroglyphic representation.
[Obs.]
Sir T. Browne.
2.
The art of printing with types; the use of types to produce impressions on paper, vellum, etc.

Webster 1828 Edition


Typography

TYPOG'RAPHY

,
Noun.
[Gr. type, and to write.]
1.
The art of printing, or the operation of impressing letters and words on forms of types.
2.
Emblematical or hieroglyphic representation.

Definition 2022


typography

typography

English

Noun

typography (usually uncountable, plural typographies)

  1. The art or practice of setting and arranging type; typesetting.
  2. The practice or process of printing with type.
  3. The appearance and style of typeset matter.

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  • Appendix:Glossary of typography