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letterform

Syllabification: let·ter·form
Pronunciation: /ˈledərˌfôrm
 
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Definition of letterform in English:

noun

The graphic form of a letter of the alphabet, either as written or in a particular type font.
Example sentences
  • Similarly, Window in Time gains eloquence through understatement, with its earth-toned arrangement of tiny clay jugs, typesetter's cursive letterforms and color-stained wood blocks.
  • While graphic letterforms and type effects were happening, a new minimalism was spawned as well.
  • He sometimes orders pancakes, just for the pleasure of cutting them up into uppercase letterforms.

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