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(graphic arts)
A type that has thick heavy lines so that it has a conspicuous black appearance.

bold font

A set of type characters that are darker and heavier than normal. A bold font implies that each character was originally designed with a heavier appearance rather than created on the fly from a normal character. See boldface attribute.

The Four Typefaces
Many fonts come in normal, bold, italic and bold italic variations.
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