Typography Definition

tī-pŏgrə-fē
typographies
noun
typographies
The art or process of printing from type.
Webster's New World
The art or process of setting and arranging type for printing.
Webster's New World
The arrangement, style, or general appearance of typeset matter.
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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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Other Word Forms of Typography

Noun

Singular:
typography
Plural:
typographies

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

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