fonts (type composition equipment)

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Scope note
Historically, a collection of type consisting of all letters, numerals, punctuation marks, and other symbols belonging to a single design and point size, and not including other sets of characters such as the bold type of the same design family. In photocomposition and desktop publishing, a font is the set of characters and other symbols of one style available as a unit, such as through a strip of film or a program module.
Accepted term: 17-Jun-2024