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Slope or angle of departure from the perpendicular.
Sloping, as in italic, sloped roman, and most script designs.
One running at an angle, esp as on m n u.
A type design into which a fine line appears to be engraved; akin to engraved, handtooled, tooled.
Descriptive of a weight of stroke between light and medium.
A type inclined headwards slightly to the right (approx 15° to 17° from the perpendicular, after the first of such designs (Aldus Manutius, Venice 1501).
Characters actually united, as in ligatures, or apparently so, as in some scripts.
That part of a type design overhanging the body.
Part that goes outside the body of the character.
Exceptions to character widths. In the example on the left, the gap between the letters Y and e is too wide. In the example on the right, the letter e has been shifted to the left.
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