ceriph


ceriph
ceriph "lines at the top or bottom of a letter;" see SANS-SERIF (Cf. sans-serif).

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  • Ceriph — Cer iph, n. (Type Founding) One of the fine lines of a letter, esp. one of the fine cross strokes at the top and bottom of letters. [Spelt also {seriph}.] Savage. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ceriph — /ser if/, n. Chiefly Brit. serif. * * * …   Universalium

  • ceriph — variant of serif …   Useful english dictionary

  • seriph — Ceriph Cer iph, n. (Type Founding) One of the fine lines of a letter, esp. one of the fine cross strokes at the top and bottom of letters. [Spelt also {seriph}.] Savage. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Seriph — Ser iph, n. (Type Founding) See {Ceriph}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • serif — /ser if/, n. Print. a smaller line used to finish off a main stroke of a letter, as at the top and bottom of M. See diag. under type. Also, esp. Brit. ceriph. [1835 45; perh. < D schreef line (in writing), akin to schrijven to write] * * * …   Universalium

  • Serife — schmale Linie an den Enden von Druckbuchstaben * * * Se|ri|fe 〈f. 19; Typ.; meist Pl.〉 kleiner Querstrich an den Buchstaben der Antiquaschriften, z. B. an den Füßen des m, der Querstrich des t [<frz. <ndrl. schreef „Strich“ <lat.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Serife — Se|ri|fe die; , n (meist Plur.) unter Einfluss von engl. serif, ceriph wohl zu niederl. schreef »Strich, Linie«> kleiner, abschließender Querstrich am oberen od. unteren Ende von Buchstaben (Druckw.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch