Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to typography, or the use or manipulation of types for printing: as, typographical errors.
  • Emblematic; figurative; typical.

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  • adjective Pertaining to typography or printing.
  • adjective Produced by typography; printed.

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  • adjective relating to or occurring or used in typography

Etymologies

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From modern Latin typographicus + -al

Examples

  • Her manuscripts seldom contain typographical errors when she hands them to Miss Sullivan to read.

    The Story of My Life

  • The story of how Helvetica became the preeminent typeface of our times has inspired a documentary film, while loathing of Comic Sans has prompted what can only be called a typographical jihad.

    Comic Sans, Papyrus: Ugly Fonts Help Us Read

  • Beyond giving writers a spur to eloquence, what the historian Elizabeth Eisenstein calls "typographical fixity" served as a cultural preservative.

    Books That Are Never Done Being Written

  • The story of how Helvetica became the preeminent typeface of our times has inspired a documentary film, while loathing of Comic Sans has prompted what can only be called a typographical jihad.

    Comic Sans, Papyrus: Ugly Fonts Help Us Read

  • The following have been identified as typographical errors and have been emended.

    Baby Nightcaps

  • Until relatively recently, and as far as I know, the only widely used way of embedding some kind of typographical design into your web page (apart from using graphics) has been to use CSS (still dependent on the fonts everyone has installed) or (holds up crucifix) Flash.

    Typekit – the holy grail of web publishing « We Don't Count Your Own Visits To Your Blog

  • This is beyond the ordinary types of corrections allowed by courts . . . there is no evidence to support Rembrandt's assertion that a 'typographical' error occurred.

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  • This is beyond the ordinary types of corrections allowed by courts . . . there is no evidence to support Rembrandt's assertion that a 'typographical' error occurred.

    One Method Feature in Apparatus Claim Destroys Validity

  • In March we asked for “a word to de­scribe a kind of typographical error: hitting a function key by mistake while typing on a computer,” thereby causing the computer to “start taking insane actions.”

    Word Fugitives

  • In March we asked for “a word to de­scribe a kind of typographical error: hitting a function key by mistake while typing on a computer,” thereby causing the computer to “start taking insane actions.”

    Word Fugitives

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