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n. pl. ty·pog·ra·phies
a. The art and technique of printing with movable type.
b. The composition of printed material from movable type.
2. The arrangement and appearance of printed matter.

[French typographie, from Medieval Latin typographia : Greek tupos, impression + Latin -graphia, -graphy.]

ty′po·graph′i·cal (tī′pə-grăf′ĭ-kəl), ty′po·graph′ic (-grăf′ĭk) adj.
ty′po·graph′i·cal·ly adv.


(ˌtaɪ pəˈgræf ɪk)

also ty`po•graph′i•cal,

of or pertaining to typography.
ty`po•graph′i•cal•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.typographic - relating to or occurring or used in typography; "the typographic art"; "a typographical error"


adjtypografisch; typographical errorDruckfehler m
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