See also: type face

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A specimen of the typeface FF Scala.

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type +‎ face

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typeface (plural typefaces)

  1. (typography) The particular design of some type, font, or a font family.
    • 2024 February 28, Victor Mather, “Microsoft Word’s Subtle Typeface Change Affected Millions. Did You Notice?”, in The New York Times[1], →ISSN:
      (Technically Aptos and Calibri are typefaces, while a “font” refers to a particular face or size, like italics or boldface. But in practice, “font” is often used as a synonym for “typeface,” including by Microsoft employees interviewed for this article.)
  2. (printing) The surface of type which inked, or the impression it makes.

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