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sans ser·if

 (săn sĕr′ĭf)
A typeface without serifs. Also called gothic.

sans-ser′if adj.
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sans serif

(sænˈsɛrɪf) or


(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a style of printer's typeface in which the characters have no serifs
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sans′ ser′if


a style of type without serifs.
sans`-ser′if, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sans serif - a typeface in which characters have no serifs
font, fount, typeface, face, case - a specific size and style of type within a type family
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sans serif

[ˌsænˈserɪf] Ngrotesca f
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