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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a specific size and style of type within a type family;
[syn: font, fount, typeface, face, case]

2. bowl for baptismal water;
[syn: baptismal font, baptistry, baptistery, font]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Font \Font\, n. [F. fonte, fr. fondre to melt or cast. See Found to cast, and cf. Fount a font.] (Print.) A complete assortment of printing type of one size, including a due proportion of all the letters in the alphabet, large and small, points, accents, and whatever else is necessary for printing with that variety of types; a fount. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Font \Font\, n. [AS. font, fant, fr. L. fons, fontis, spring, fountain; cf. OF. font, funt, F. fonts, fonts baptismaux, pl. See Fount.] 1. A fountain; a spring; a source. [1913 Webster] Bathing forever in the font of bliss. --Young. [1913 Webster] 2. A basin or stone vessel in which water is contained for baptizing. [1913 Webster] That name was given me at the font. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

110 Moby Thesaurus words for "font": affusion, ascender, aspergation, aspersion, back, baptism, baptismal gown, baptismal regeneration, baptistery, baptizement, bastard type, beard, belly, bevel, black letter, body, bonanza, cap, capital, case, chalice, chrismal, chrismatory, christening, ciborium, cornucopia, counter, cruet, descender, em, en, face, fat-faced type, feet, flush, fount, fountain, fountainhead, geyser, gold mine, groove, gush, headspring, headstream, headwater, holy-water font, immersion, infusion, italic, jet, letter, ligature, lode, logotype, lower case, mainspring, majuscule, mine, minuscule, monstrance, nick, ostensorium, pi, pica, point, print, pyx, quarry, reliquary, resource, riverhead, roman, rush, sans serif, script, shank, shoulder, small cap, small capital, source, source of supply, spew, spit, spout, spouter, spray, spring, springhead, sprinkling, spritz, spurt, spurtle, squirt, stamp, staple, stem, total immersion, type, type body, type class, type lice, typecase, typeface, typefounders, typefoundry, upper case, vein, well, wellhead, wellspring




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