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Bo·do·ni(bō-dō′nē, bə-), Gianbattista 1740-1813.
Italian printer and designer of the Bodoni typeface, which is still widely used.
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(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a style of type designed by the Italian printer Giambattista Bodoni (1740–1813)
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1. Giambattista, 1740–1813, Italian painter and printer.
2. a style of type based on a design by G. Bodoni.
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|Noun||1.||Bodoni - Italian printer who designed the Bodoni font (1740-1813)|
|2.||Bodoni - a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes|
proportional font - any font whose different characters have different widths
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