Associations to the word «Font»


FONT, noun. A receptacle in a church for holy water - especially one used in baptism
FONT, noun. A receptacle for oil in a lamp.
FONT, noun. (figuratively) spring, source, fountain
FONT, noun. (typography) A set of glyphs of unified design, belonging to one typeface (e.g., Helvetica), style (e.g., italic), and weight (e.g., bold). Usually representing the letters of an alphabet and its supplementary characters.
FONT, noun. In metal typesetting, a set of type sorts in one size.
FONT, noun. In phototypesetting, a set of patterns forming glyphs of any size, or the film they are stored on.
FONT, noun. In digital typesetting, a set of glyphs in a single style, representing one or more alphabets or writing systems, or the computer code representing it.
FONT, noun. (computing) A computer file containing the code used to draw and compose the glyphs of one or more typographic fonts on a computer display or printer. A font file.
FONT, noun. (figuratively) A source, wellspring, fount.
FONT NAME, noun. A given name or baptismal name

Dictionary definition

FONT, noun. A specific size and style of type within a type family.
FONT, noun. Bowl for baptismal water.

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