condensed type

condensed type

[kən′denst ′tīp]
(graphic arts)
A typeface which is narrow or slender.
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The author used a control group of more than 200 readers to test the readability of a variety of print factors such as different headlines, colors and tinted backgrounds, the use of italics, ragged versus justified edges, condensed type, type size and optimal page-layout designs.