typography

Part of speech: noun

The arrangement of composed type, or the appearance of printed matter.

Part of speech: noun

The act or art of composing and printing from types.

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Usage examples "typography":

  1. Regia Tipografia Fratelli Merlani," and of typography the best. - "Walking-Stick Papers", Robert Cortes Holliday.
  2. So she came down from the pretty blue- and- white room, where she sewed and talked contentedly with her mother, took possession of one of the two dens at the back of the printing- room, and set herself to learn the business routine of typography. - "Eve and David", Honore de Balzac.
  3. This was one of the latest performances of the transcribers, for Aretinus died but about twenty years before typography was invented. - "A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland", Samuel Johnson.