Definition of Letterform

1. Noun. The shape of an individual letter ¹



2. Noun. The design and development of such shapes ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Letterform

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Letterform

letterboards
letterbomb
letterbombs
letterbox
letterboxed
letterboxer
letterboxers
letterboxes
letterboxing
letterboxings
lettercard
lettered
letterer
letterer-siwe disease
letterers
letterform (current term)
letterforms
letterhead
letterheads
lettering
letterings
letterless
letterlike
letterman
lettermen
lettern
letterns
letterpress
letterpressed
letterpresses

Literary usage of Letterform

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dutch Type by Jan Middendorp (2004)
"The handwriting roots of the roman have not been completely eliminated, yet the letterform has moved away from the stroke of the pen. ..."

2. A Manual of British Coleoptera, Or Beetles: Containing a Brief Description by James Francis Stephens (1839)
"Ashy ; base of wing-cases with raised black dots ; outer margin brown, with 2 confluent spots ; the hinder one branching into a letterform band. (L. 11? ..."

3. Moon-o-theism: Religion of a War and Moon God Prophet, Volume II of II by Yoel Natan (2006)
"The final letterform occurs when the letter is at the end of a word. Sheila Blair called the tails of Arabic final letters "crescent or shovel-shaped. ..."

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