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 (bōld′fās′) Printing
Abbr. bf Type with thick heavy lines.
Typeset or printed in thick heavy type.
tr.v. bold·faced, bold·fac·ing, bold·fac·es
1. To mark (copy) for printing in this type.
2. To set or print in this type.



type or print that has thick, heavy lines, used for emphasis, headings, etc. This is a sample of boldface.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boldface - a typeface with thick heavy linesboldface - a typeface with thick heavy lines  
font, fount, typeface, face, case - a specific size and style of type within a type family
Verb1.boldface - print in boldface
print, impress - reproduce by printing


n(halb)fette Schrift
adj(halb)fett; in boldface type(halb)fett, in (halb)fetter Schrift
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