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Multiple Master

(text, tool, software)
(Or "Multiple Master Font") A font that is a mixture of two or more other fonts.

A Multiple Master font is a single font containing from two to sixteen master designs (the current implementation limit). A weight factor specifies the contribution of each master design for the creation of a multiple master font instance.

A Multiple Master instance is a single interpolation of a multiple master font as created by a user or application.

ATM Glossary.

Useable fonts.

Multiple Master

A font technology from Adobe that allows a typeface to be generated in different styles, from condensed to expanded and from light to heavy. Multiple Master can generate fonts that are more optically correct at both extremes in size from very small to very large than standard Type 1 fonts.
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