Etymology
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typeface (n.)

also type-face, 1852, "top of a type," from type (n.) in the printing sense + face (n.). In modern common usage, synonymous with font (n.2), but there is a technical distinction: the typeface is the set of characters of the same design; the font is the physical (or electronic) means of producing them.

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Definitions of typeface

typeface (n.)
a specific size and style of type within a type family;
Synonyms: font / fount / face / case
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