font definition

  • noun:
    • A basin for holding baptismal water in a church.
    • A receptacle for holy-water; a stoup.
    • The oil reservoir in an oil-burning lamp.
    • a plentiful origin; a fount: She was a font of knowledge and sense.
    • Printing a whole set of types of one dimensions and face.
    • A receptacle in a church for holy water - particularly one used in baptism
    • A receptacle for oil in a lamp.
    • springtime, origin, water fountain
    • some glyphs of unified design, owned by one typeface (age.g., Helvetica), design (e.g., italic), and fat (age.g., bold). Often representing the letters of an alphabet and its additional figures.
    • a pc file containing the signal used to draw and write the glyphs of one or maybe more typographic fonts on a pc show or printer. A font file.
    • A source, wellspring, fount.
    • an entire assortment of publishing variety of one dimensions, including a due percentage of all of the letters in the alphabet, big and small, things, accents, and whatever else is important for printing thereupon selection of types; a fount.
    • A fountain; a spring; a source.
    • A basin or stone vessel in which liquid is included for baptizing.
    • A repository for the water found in baptism; now, specifically, a basin, often of marble or any other good rock, permanently fixed within a church, to contain the water for baptism by sprinkling or immersion: distinctively labeled as a baptismal font.
    • A fount; water feature; source.
    • A casting; the act or procedure for casting; founding.
    • an entire assortment and just apportionment of all the characters of a particular face and measurements of printing-type, as required for ordinary imprinted work.
    • a specific size and magnificence of kind within a type family members
    • dish for baptismal liquid

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