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serif

[′ser·əf]
(graphic arts)
Any of the short crosslines placed at the ends of the strokes of many letters appearing in some typefaces.

serif

Short horizontal lines added to the tops and bottoms of traditional typefaces, such as Times Roman. Contrast with sans-serif.


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Seen from the front, Serif TV is defined by a single frame, one colour and one shape.
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It should horizontally extend to the right of the stem similarly to the serif in serif designs and enough to be visible at small size but not too long to cause spacing problems for sans serif designs.
Some find serif typefaces timeless, elegant and easy on the eyes for sustained reading.
And many of these are constructed with sans serif typefaces.
If I have a quibble it is that the clarity of Puglisi's writing is marred by the publisher's choice of an eye-straining sans serif font.
Whatsaid Serif Nathaniel Mackey's third full-length volume of poetry, presents us with twenty-one new installments of the innovative, ongoing serial poem Song of the Andoumboulou, a work whose earlier movements appeared in Mackey's first two books of poetry, Eroding Witness (U of Illinois P, 1985) and School of Udhra (City Lights, 1993).
ITC Legacy Square Serif and ITC Legacy Serif Condensed Fonts Are Latest Members of ITC Collection
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The class was given a few printed samples of serif and sans-serif alphabets to experiment with and proper proportions of letters were discussed.
Serif, maker of graphic design software focused on the professional and consumer market, has just released a package intended for education: the Design Suite, which includes its four leading applications and free teacher resources to accompany each program.
Sans serif type shows commands and instructions users should type into the computer and the names of files.