lettering definition

  • noun:
    • The act, process, or art of creating letters.
    • Letters inscribed, as on an indicator.
    • Written, particularly printed, text.
    • The act or company of creating, or establishing with, letters, as by cutting or painting.
    • The letters made.
    • The work of stamping or marking with letters.
    • The letters impressed or noted upon any such thing; any inscription, as on a signboard, money, or tombstone.
    • Specifically, in bookbinding, the work or procedure for affixing the alphabetical letters into the notched forward margin of an indexed guide; in addition, the addition associated with name for the guide on its back.
    • letters inscribed (especially words etched or created) on something
  • verb:
    • Present participle of page.

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