from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The art and technique of printing with movable type.
- n. The composition of printed material from movable type.
- n. The arrangement and appearance of printed matter.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The art or practice of setting and arranging type; typesetting.
- n. The practice or process of printing with type.
- n. The appearance and style of typeset matter.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or art of expressing by means of types or symbols; emblematical or hieroglyphic representation.
- n. The art of printing with types; the use of types to produce impressions on paper, vellum, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art of composing types and printing from them.
- n. In a restricted use, type-work; the branch of printing connected with composition; the preparation of matter in type for use in printing.
- n. The general character or appearance of printed matter.
- n. Emblematical or hieroglyphic representation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the craft of composing type and printing from it
- n. art and technique of printing with movable type
French typographie, from Medieval Latin typographia : Greek tupos, impression + Latin -graphia, -graphy.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French typographie. (Wiktionary)