condensed type

condensed type

[kən′denst ′tīp]
(graphic arts)
A typeface which is narrow or slender.
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"Skye has the most condensed type of landscapes in Britain, it has the Quiraing, the Old Man of Storr and we used the Fairy Glen, which I thought was amazing and had never seen before.
Cadmium exposure leads to condensed type I collagen distribution in ECM of cultured Saos-2 cells, possibly due to altered fibrillogenesis.
Topics discussed that can be used in a technical document include character alignment, condensed type versus extended type, headlines and subheads, and captions.
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.