boldface
boldface \boldface\ n. a typeface with thick heavy lines; -- also called {bold-faced}. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • boldface — v. to print in boldface. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boldface — [bōld′fās΄] n. a printing type having heavy, dark lines: the headwords in this dictionary are in boldface adj. set or printed in boldface …   English World dictionary

  • boldface — /bohld fays /, n., adj., v., boldfaced, boldfacing. Print. n. 1. type or print that has thick, heavy lines, used for emphasis, headings, etc. adj. 2. typeset or printed in boldface. v.t. 3. to mark (copy) to be set in boldface. Cf. lightface.… …   Universalium

  • boldface — n. to print in boldface * * * to print in boldface …   Combinatory dictionary

  • boldface — Bold faced Bold faced , a. 1. Somewhat impudent; lacking modesty; as, a bold faced woman. [1913 Webster] I have seen enough to confute all the bold faced atheists of this age. Bramhall. [1913 Webster] 2. (Print.) Having a conspicuous or heavy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boldface — noun Date: circa 1889 a heavy faced type; also printing in boldface …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • boldface — 1. noun A font that is dark, having a high ration of ink to white space, written or drawn with thick strong lines. 2. verb To print, write or draw in a boldfaced font. Boldface the due date so they are sure to see it. Syn: embolden See Also …   Wiktionary

  • boldface — noun Boldface is used before these nouns: ↑type …   Collocations dictionary

  • boldface — bold|face [ˈbəuldfeıs US ˈbould ] n [U] technical a way of printing letters that makes them thicker and darker than normal >boldfaced adj >boldface adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • boldface — bold•face [[t]ˈboʊldˌfeɪs[/t]] n. pri type or print that has thick, heavy lines, used for emphasis, headings, etc. This is a sample of boldface …   From formal English to slang

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