Associations to the word «Italic»


ITALIC, adjective. (typography) (of a typeface or font) Designed to resemble a handwriting style developed in Italy in the 16th century.
ITALIC, adjective. (typography) (of a typeface or font) Having letters that slant or lean to the right; oblique.
ITALIC, noun. (typography) A typeface in which the letters slant to the right.
ITALIC, noun. An oblique handwriting style, such as used by Italian calligraphers of the Renaissance.
ITALIC, adjective. Of or relating to the Italian peninsula.
ITALIC, adjective. (linguistics) Pertaining to a subfamily of the Centum branch of the Indo-European language family, that includes Latin and other languages (as Oscan, Umbrian) spoken by the peoples of ancient Italy and also the Romance languages (Italian, French, Spanish, etc.); the group of ancient languages of this branch as contrasted with the modern Romance languages; Osco-Umbrian
ITALIC, adjective. (ancient history) Pertaining to various peoples that lived in Italy before the establishment of the Roman Empire, or to any of several alphabet systems used by those peoples for writing their languages.
ITALIC, proper noun. An Italic language.

Dictionary definition

ITALIC, noun. A style of handwriting with the letters slanting to the right.
ITALIC, noun. A branch of the Indo-European languages of which Latin is the chief representative.
ITALIC, noun. A typeface with letters slanting upward to the right.
ITALIC, adjective. Characterized by slanting characters; "italic characters".
ITALIC, adjective. Of or relating to the Italic languages; "ancient Italic dialects".

Wise words

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