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I·tal·ic

 (ĭ-tăl′ĭk, ī-tăl′-)
adj.
1. Of or relating to ancient Italy or its peoples or cultures.
2. Of or relating to the branch of the Indo-European language family that includes Latin, Faliscan, Oscan, Umbrian, and the Romance languages.
3. italic Of or being a style of printing type patterned on a Renaissance script with the letters slanting to the right: This sentence is printed in italic type.
n.
1. The Italic branch of Indo-European.
2. often italics Italic print or typeface.

[Latin Italicus, from Italia, Italy.]

Italic

(ɪˈtælɪk)
n
(Languages) a branch of the Indo-European family of languages that includes many of the ancient languages of Italy, such as Venetic and the Osco-Umbrian group, Latin, which displaced them, and the Romance languages
adj
(Languages) denoting, relating to, or belonging to this group of languages, esp the extinct ones

Italic

(ɪˈtælɪk)
n
(Languages) a branch of the Indo-European family of languages that includes many of the ancient languages of Italy, such as Venetic and the Osco-Umbrian group, Latin, which displaced them, and the Romance languages
adj
(Languages) denoting, relating to, or belonging to this group of languages, esp the extinct ones

i•tal•ic

(ɪˈtæl ɪk, aɪˈtæl-)

adj.
1. designating or pertaining to a style of printing types in which the letters usu. slope to the right, used for emphasis, to separate different kinds of information, etc.
2. (cap.) of or pertaining to ancient Italy and its peoples prior to the expansion of Rome in the 3rd to 1st centuries b.c.
n.
3. Often, italics. italic type.
4. (cap.) a family of languages, a branch of the Indo-European family, that was spoken in ancient Italy and includes Latin, Osco-Umbrian, and, in most classifications, Venetic.
[1555–65; < Latin Italicus < Greek]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.italic - a style of handwriting with the letters slanting to the rightitalic - a style of handwriting with the letters slanting to the right
cursive, cursive script, longhand, running hand - rapid handwriting in which letters are set down in full and are cursively connected within words without lifting the writing implement from the paper
2.Italic - a branch of the Indo-European languages of which Latin is the chief representative
Indo-European language, Indo-Hittite, Indo-European - the family of languages that by 1000 BC were spoken throughout Europe and in parts of southwestern and southern Asia
Osco-Umbrian - a group of dead languages of ancient Italy; they were displace by Latin
Latin - any dialect of the language of ancient Rome
3.italic - a typeface with letters slanting upward to the right
font, fount, typeface, face, case - a specific size and style of type within a type family
Adj.1.italic - characterized by slanting characters; "italic characters"
2.Italic - of or relating to the Italic languages; "ancient Italic dialects"
Translations
حَرْف مائِل
psaný kurzivou
kursiv
dõlt betû
skáletraîur
kursyvaskursyvinisparašyti kursyvu
kursīvs
kursiv
eğik yazıitalik

italic

[ɪˈtælɪk] ADJ (Typ) → en cursiva or bastardilla

italic

[ɪˈtælɪk]
adjitalique italics
nplitalique m
printed in italics → imprimé en italique

italic

adjkursiv; italic typeKursivdruck m; italic scriptKurrentschrift f
n italics
plKursivschrift f, → Kursive f; in italicskursiv (gedruckt)

italic

[ɪˈtælɪk] adj (handwriting) → corsivo/a

italic

(iˈtӕlik) , (aiˈtalik) adjective
(of print) of the sloping kind used eg to show emphasis and for the examples in this dictionary. This example is printed in italic type.
iˈtalicize, iˈtalicise (-saiz) verb
to put (words) in italics.
iˈtalics noun plural
italic print. This example is printed in italics.
References in classic literature ?
The words in italics were mutilated by the telegraph in transmission from Australia, and reaching the company in the form mentioned above gave rise to the mistake.
I then commenced and continued copying the Italics in Webster's Spelling Book, until I could make them all without looking on the book.
EXCEPT Gilbert -- AND Charlie Sloane," said Diana, imitating Anne's italics and slyness.
THE FORMER SEEMS TO BE MUCH THE MORE IMPORTANT (The italics are mine.
She forgot to send any message of kindness to Lady O'Dowd, as her wont was--and did not mention Glorvina by name, and only in italics, as the Major's BRIDE, for whom she begged blessings.
The italics in these extracts, as in the foregoing, are my own.
Founded in New York in 1987, the Italic Institute of America is a non-profit, educational organization that explores the contributions of ancient and modern Italy to contemporary America and the world.
T9 Text Output also offers users multiple font sizes and styles, as well as bold, underline and italics, in more than 25 languages.
Each weight (except the black) has an italic counterpart.
The name was becoming unruly, especially with weights such as ITC Franklin Gothic Extra Condensed Italic.
The Times New Roman Italic design, for example, increased to 2499 glyphs from 640 available previously in Windows([R]) XP," said Greve.