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ty·pog·ra·phy

 (tī-pŏg′rə-fē)
n. pl. ty·pog·ra·phies
1.
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.

typography

(taɪˈpɒɡrəfɪ)
n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the art, craft, or process of composing type and printing from it
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the selection and planning of type for printed publications
typographical, ˌtypoˈgraphic adj
ˌtypoˈgraphically adv

ty•pog•ra•phy

(taɪˈpɒg rə fi)

n.
1. the art or process of printing with type.
2. the work of setting and arranging types and of printing from them.
3. the general character or appearance of printed matter.
[1635–45; < New Latin typographia= Greek týpo(s) type + graphía -graphy]

typography

1. the design, theory, and art of creating characters for printing.
2. the design and selection of printed matter.
3. the craft or business of composing type. — typographic, typographical, adj.
See also: Printing
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.typography - the craft of composing type and printing from ittypography - the craft of composing type and printing from it
craft, trade - the skilled practice of a practical occupation; "he learned his trade as an apprentice"
2.typography - art and technique of printing with movable typetypography - art and technique of printing with movable type
printing process, printing - reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
Translations

typography

[taɪˈpɒgrəfɪ] Ntipografía f

typography

[taɪˈpɒgrəfi] ntypographie f

typography

nTypografie f; (= subject also)Buchdruckerkunst f

typography

[taɪˈpɒgrəfɪ] ntipografia
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