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point size

The width and height of a font, measured in points (one point is 1/72nd of an inch). See typeface and font.
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Point size indicates the number of cases (approximately 400, 800,1200, and 1600).
The new type font used throughout the pages of the journal is slightly different from the old one, and a full point size larger.
Look down the sequence from its head, fine-tune your position by shuffling your feet, and the visible overlapping fragments of text printed on the frontages--texts whose point size grows as the paintings recede, compensating for distance and suggesting, together, a single flat plane--suddenly snap into readability, if not profundity: there was a cat and an alien, they went to ANTARTICA [sic].
They became familiar with the vocabulary used in the graphic arts industry: font, point size, serif, counter, baseline, ligature, kerning and leading, and how these terms would factor into their work.
It's big, around 200 point for those who know about things like point size and fonts.
The arrangement of type involves the selection of typefaces, point size, line length, leading (line spacing), adjusting the spaces between groups of letters (tracking) and adjusting the space between pairs of letters (kerning).
These can be uploaded and used at almost any integer point size.
On the screen of Accessibility options, in the Vision area, tap Large Text and select a bigger point size from the samples shown.
Believe it or not, there are also state and federal laws that address the point size of the type that can and must be used for various parts of the label, the location of various bits of information on the label, and even the adjectives that may be used to describe the food.
The system can handle carton widths of up to 110mm and the single point size adjustment means changeovers between pack sizes can be carried out in less than five minutes.
Figure 2 New Century Schoolbook, 12 point: Different fonts set at the same point size won't necessarily appear the same size on the page.
Interpreters debate point size and word count for interpretive signs that are DOA.