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Typographer’s Glossary

Typeface: FF Clifford

Here’s a glossary of common type terminology, which along with the FAQs may answer many font related questions. If the information you need isn’t here, call us.

A mathematical equation that defines a curve or straight line. These lines define the shapes of the character outlines in a font. Vector information is used to rasterize the characters for displaying on monitors or printing on non-PostScript printers.