Appearing as though hollowed out of solid background.
The height of capital letters.
An imaginary line at the top of capitals.
A group of characters, numerals, symbols, and punctuation, usually in the same style.
Another name for Bar (q.v.).
European type measure.
An italic form of lower-case h, in which the right-hand stroke curves inwards.
The overall degree of thickness of, of weight in, a type face.
Appreaciably narrower than standard.
Rather narrower than standard.
The white space inside a letter.
Bar, or arm, on both sides of a stem, on such letters as f and t. (A stroke completely traversiong another.)
Descriptive of W where the centre strokes overlap
A point where two straight lines form an angle in a counter, as in the joining of a bar or an arm to the main stem.
Descriptive of typefaces, particularly cursives and scripts, having much undulation of outline.
A name sometimes given to the swash Q or to its tail.
One curving strongly, especially in some capital R designs.
Running; appearing as though written in a runing or flowing hand.
A bowed line as appearing in round letters, bowls, etc.