typography

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noun ty·pog·ra·phy \tī-ˈpä-grə-fē\

Definition of typography

  1. 1 :  letterpress printing

  2. 2 :  the style, arrangement, or appearance of typeset matter

Origin and Etymology of typography

Medieval Latin typographia, from Greek typos impression, cast + -graphia -graphy — more at 1type


First Known Use: 1610


TYPOGRAPHY Defined for English Language Learners

typography

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noun ty·pog·ra·phy \tī-ˈpä-grə-fē\

Definition of typography for English Language Learners

  • : the work of producing printed pages from written material

  • : the style, arrangement, or appearance of printed letters on a page



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