Typography meaning

tī-pŏgrə-fē
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Typography is the process of using type to print onto a page, or the general look of letters and words on a page.

An example of typography is using a letter press to make wedding invitations by hand.

An example of typography is the study of the fonts used and their placement in a concert poster.

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The arrangement and appearance of printed matter.
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The art or process of printing from type.
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The art or process of setting and arranging type for printing.
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The arrangement, style, or general appearance of typeset matter.
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The art or practice of setting and arranging type; typesetting.
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The practice or process of printing with type.
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The appearance and style of typeset matter.
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The layout of text on a printed page, sign or other object. It refers to the style, size and layout of the text characters (fonts). The oldest typographic tool ever discovered was the Phaistos Disc, a bronze disc with raised Greek characters. Its date of origin is disputed by the experts; from as far back as 1400 B.C. to as "recent" as the 1300s A.D. See imagesetter and font.
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Origin of typography

  • French typographie from Medieval Latin typographia Greek tupos impression Latin -graphia -graphy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French typographie.

    From Wiktionary