Definition of typography
1 : letterpress printing
2 : the style, arrangement, or appearance of typeset matter
Recent Examples of typography from the Web
The message has always been inextricably tied to our emotional perception of typography.
The voices of audio signage fall between the scripted characters of both typography and cinema.
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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
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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